Quote of the day

“This indicates that they are skillfully corrupt people because the no-bid process allowed them to increase expenditures and benefit from large-scale kickback schemes.”

No, not another tale of Jack Warner’s creative accounting skills, but a comment on the way in which Ukraine’s hosting of Euro 2012 has provided a boon for the country’s more corrupt elements. The quote comes from a fascinating article detailing how the tournament may end up being an expensive burden upon an already-impoverished country.