"You will find" said old André Spire,/"that every man on that board (Crédit Agricole)/has a brother-in-law."
André Spire (1868-1966) French writer and advocate of Zionism. Spire once served on a French Agricultural Board which extended credit to farmers to buy farming supplies. Spire felt that such boards were often influenced by nepotism and other forms of favoritism.
Old Spire who had sat on a Crédit Agricole board said: 'Yes, very nice, communal credit, but when you get your board, every man on the board has a brother-in-law'
--EP, Jefferson and/or Mussolini, pg. 47