Thursday 8 December 2016

It was never easy being Green -- now it's harder

The party's desire for a political pound of flesh has finally doomed this Government to collapse, writes Daniel McConnell

Published 21/02/2010 | 05:00

"You see, the trouble with politics today is that no one has any backbone. No one has any bottom."

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-- Francis Urquhart, fictional PM in the House of Cards TV series

How is John Gormley feeling this morning? I'd bet he's feeling a bit uneasy, a bit sleazy even. It hasn't been the best few days for the Greens, even if they did get their pound of flesh.

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