Non, je ne regrette rien

It may be the eve of Wim Duisenberg's departure from the ECB, but if anyone was hoping for a token show of contrition from the stern Dutchman for his occasional indiscretions, they will have been sorely disappointed. At his final showdown with the European Parliament's economic and monetary affairs committee, testifying on the ECB's monetary policy, one mischievous MEP inverted a previous question and asked "si vous avez egalement, peut-tre, quelques regrets...?" The audience, doubtless wel

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