Cable backs the good book

After David Cameron compared business secretary Vince Cable to Jeremiah, the old testament prophet who was constantly warning of impending doom, aides were quick to fight back – until Bloomberg’s Rob Hutton pointed out that the part of the scripture that everyone forgets is that Jeremiah was right. A day later and Cable took to the stage to proudly associate himself with the prophet – and said his own “book of lamentation” would warn the public against estate agents.