Pedro Molina

Пожалейте политиков

НЬЮПОРТ-БИЧ. Я не знаю, как вы, но как только я оказываюсь в самолете, который попадает в зону турбулентности, меня успокаивает мысль о том, что пилоты, которые находятся за закрытой дверью кабины, знают, что они делают. Я бы чувствовал себя по-другому, если бы через открытую дверь я видел, как пилоты растеряны оттого, насколько слабо самолет реагирует на управление, как они спорят, что нужно сделать дальше, и не получают какой-либо помощи от руководства для пилотов.

Вызывает тревогу то, что политики во многих западных экономиках сегодня напоминают второй пилотский состав. Это ощущение отражает не только противоречивые высказывания и поведение политиков, но также и то, в какой степени экономические результаты последовательно не соответствовали их ожиданиям.

Это ощущение очевидно в Европе, США и Японии, где индекс экономических настроений снова падает, когда еще слабое восстановление стопорится, а чрезмерно натянутые балансные отчеты становятся все более опасными. Понятно, что компании и домашние хозяйства становятся более осторожными – неизбежно усложняя политикам и без того сложную работу.

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