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In Bertie's last chance saloon, Cowen moves at his own pace

Published 28/02/2008 | 00:00

HOW now, Brian Cowen?

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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.

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