Beleaguered Bertie is just crawling towards Christmas
The queue of volunteers planning to stuff Bertie Ahern's turkey this Christmas gets longer by the day.
An invigorated opposition and a tortoise-paced tribunal are vying for the privilege, but an exasperated electorate beat them both to the punch.
Yesterday's opinion poll shows that the electorate has lost patience with Fianna Fail's incompetence in government. And the only good news for its leader is that it didn't measure the public's regard for him.