He was a good servant to some very poor masters who he steered away from dragging everything over the edge with them. Perversely, we probably owe him a huge cheer of thanks, despite everything.
The Jap gold paid for Gladio, the fucking Moon Landing, our holy NHS, a shit tonne of European rebuilding, as well as a whole raft of positive things too. But most of it went up the noses and into the veins of the Great and Good, unbelievable degenerates that they are. Still, it stopped them robbing us for a couple of decades too, there's always that.
I dunno. Would we have done any different give that impossible line of credit and nobody to stop us? Well, maybe we'd have catgirls, so actually, yeah, fuck all that.