Can Enda switch off the charm and turn on the toughness?
As the Taoiseach approaches 100 days in office, the critics are asking...
Published 11/06/2011 | 05:00
He has been upbeat, breezy and relaxed in his role as Taoiseach. As Enda Kenny approaches his 100th day in office, the opposition has rarely been able to lay a glove on him.
Our economic problems are no less intractable than they were on the afternoon of March 9 when he finally achieved his ambition, but Enda and his spin doctors must be reassured by his popularity.
As one political adviser put it: "The expectations of Enda were low. Once he came into office and did not fall over it was inevitable that the public would be pleasantly surprised.''