‘This was a crisis that was fostered and boosted by irrational behaviour of people that are white, blue-eyed, that before the crisis looked like they knew everything about economics,’ he declared.
‘Now they have demonstrated that they don’t know anything about economics.’
President Lula, head of Brazil’s main left-wing party, said that ‘no black man or woman, no indigenous person, no poor person’ had been in any way culpable for the global banking crisis.
Thursday, March 26, 2009
I owe y'all an apology. If you were wondering who was responsible for the financial crisis, Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula de Silva has the answer:
I have blue eyes and I worked for Bank of America for three years. Sorry about that! I'll try to be more careful next time....