He’s An Economist!

[The  financial crisis is worse than thought …]

James Hacker: Bernard, Humphrey should have seen this coming and warned me.

Bernard Woolley: I don’t think Sir Humphrey understands economics, Prime Minister; he did read Classics, you know.

James Hacker: What about Sir Frank? He’s head of the Treasury!

Bernard Woolley: Well I’m afraid he’s at an even greater disadvantage in understanding economics: he’s an economist.

– Yes Prime Minister, A Real Partnership (source: IMDb, iTunes store link)

Yes Minister - A Real Partnership

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