Stability and balanced growth remained the goals, even through occasional missteps such as trying to talk down
the equity markets' "irrational exuberance" in 1996 and suddenly cutting short-term rates in half-point chunks in 2001.
The no-nonsense narration does not talk down
to the reader, and the splendid full-color photographs highlight this engaging introduction to the fast-paced auto racing world.
I never used to write my team talk down
. I would mentally switch off about five minutes before the break and prepare what I was going to say to the players in the dressing room.
We still await Panorama's efforts, which one hopes will at least treat the viewing public as intelligent rather than talk down
to them as if they were all card-carrying morons.
HOW dare Ed Balls talk down
the North East economy (The Journal, October 21)?
But now that I'm no longer working, other mums talk down
The party's finance spokesman Richard Bruton said: "People don't talk down
the economy, bad policy drives down the economy and that's the problem that we've had - bad policy."