In Bertie's last chance saloon, Cowen moves at his own pace
Published 28/02/2008 | 00:00
HOW now, Brian Cowen?
The man about to assume the mantle was standing drinks in the Plenty-of-Last-Chances saloon yesterday.
If dealing with de Valera was "like trying to pick up mercury with a fork" (Churchill), and badgering Bertie "like playing handball against a haystack" (Joe Higgins), then questioning Cowen is even more counter-productive.