Wednesday 16 August 2017

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

Daniel McConnell

Daniel McConnell

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

-- 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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