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AIDAN WALSH'S desire to see the adoption of the continental coupling system (December 12) is another example of short-sighted punters seeking compensation for backing the wrong horse.
Having said that, it is no small feat that they were able to forge consensus on significant constitutional reforms that considerably defanged the security establishment, and even though rival former prime minister Nawaz Sharif realised his mistake in backing the wrong horse initially, the PPP leadership successfully thwarted attempts to dislodge its government courtesy the Memogate - where Hussain Haqqani, the former ambassador to US was alleged to have secretively sought Obama administration's intervention to save the PPP government from a possible coup.
Another punter backing the wrong horse is Chesney, who lets jealousy get the better of him over Katy.
Duff and Phelps face a difficult decision as, while their first duty is to salvage as much money as possible for the club's creditors, they will also want be certain they do not cause any further damage by backing the wrong horse.