"The global financial crisis was a spark that ignited a barrelful of dry powder. ... It came at a very inconvenient time for our banking sector, which could have used the months ahead of October 2008 to sell off and downsize their balance sheets. I am of the opinion that that could have saved them."
Självständighetspartiets ledare Bjarni Benediktsson i The Irish Times om orsakerna till bankkraschen.