And the Oscar goes to... FG's scriptwriters
Oh the humanity.
Fine Gael's back-from-the-brink party political broadcast features a series of grateful punters reminiscing.
"There were no jobs. A lot of my friends were emigrating. I didn't want to leave home but it looked like I might have no choice," whined a young businesswoman in the video.
She then walks down the street and into an office.
Except the office just happens to be Fine Gael HQ. Either times were tough in FG HQ during the recession – or she's an actress.