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Enda afflicted by self-importance

Fine Gael is becoming the most patronising and pompous party ever seen in this State, writes Daniel McConnell

Published 18/09/2011 | 05:00

OPPORTUNITY TO BE FORCE FOR CHANGE: Taoiseach Enda Kenny with Fine Gael presidential candidate Gay Mitchell
OPPORTUNITY TO BE FORCE FOR CHANGE: Taoiseach Enda Kenny with Fine Gael presidential candidate Gay Mitchell

SIX months ago, on the day he became Taoiseach, Fine Gael leader Enda Kenny promised that honesty would not only be his Government's best policy, it would be its only policy.

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Then, two weeks ago, at his party's think-in in Galway, Kenny said the people don't want waffle from the Government and he will "level with the people".

A Government of the people, for the people and by the people, he promised us.

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