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."
-- 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.