Buck to the future for Eamon Ryan
Eamon Ryan must be the planet's most energy-efficient politician. The Green leader and Euro elections candidate has revealed the extraordinary lengths to which he will go to save himself time and effort. Put simply, he relies on others to stand up for his beliefs.
Ryan was a senior minister in the last Fianna Fail-led government, the most destructive contributors to Irish affairs since the Vikings.
When the troika came to town, brandishing a bailout deal that was actually an indenture contract, he was alarmed by two proposals: water charges and the privatisation of state assets.