6. Alternate Reality
Do you live in a parallel universe to the rest of the U.K.? You say it's the culture that saved Barclays, but it's the culture that's the problem.
— Andrea Leadsom, a Conservative member of the UK House of Commons Treasury Committee, grilling Barclays former CEO Bob Diamond at a hearing in London following his resignation.
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