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One of the many difficulties with today's popular view of Scripture as being more flexible than the average political campaign promise is that those given to compromise on biblical standards can quickly paint themselves into a very difficult corner.
Moody's decision last week to downgrade Great Britain's credit rating surprised no one, including the markets, which largely shrugged the news off. The credit-rating agency arrived late to the party, just as it did in the United States and in several of the eurozone's distressed countries.
The British government feared a furious Libyan reaction if the convicted Lockerbie bomber wasn't set free and expressed relief when it learned that he would be released on compassionate grounds, leaked U.S. diplomatic cables show.