Oh be joyful – Osborne has found the path to our salvation – and it’s called Jersey

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I kid you not. This is what the Jersey Evening Post says this afternoon:

Jersey has got a role to play in helping the UK economy return to growth, Treasury Minister Philip Ozouf told Tory Chancellor George Osborne in Tokyo yesterday.

The Senator secured 30 minutes with his Westminster counterpart after a chance meeting at the largest meeting of world finance ministers.

Let's just consider that for a moment. One of the world's top flight tax havens - where there is not a penny of real money, just bank accounts recording that money is being hidden from tax authorities and regualtors the world over - is, according to George Osborne going to save the UK.

Who's  more crazy? Osborne for saying it or Jersey for reporting it as credible?