I note Larry Elliot, in his column this morning, touched on a theme I addressed yesterday, quoting what is generally thought to be a right wing source:
The banks are still in a weak state, markets are febrile, the public mood is sour. [Charles Dumas of Lombard Street Research] is concerned that by late 2010 or early 2011 there will be a second leg to the global downturn, this time with political as well as economic ramifications. If he's right, things will then get very nasty indeed. As I said, enjoy it while it lasts.
This is the real risk of the next stage of the recession; that there will be serious political spill over.
I share the concern.