James Downey: Time for stupid promises and nonsense is long gone
Published 07/02/2011 | 05:00
WHAT do we need and want from this election? The answer could hardly be simpler: stable government. How can we achieve it? Again, a simple answer. There are only two options, a Fine Gael majority government or a Fine Gael-Labour coalition.
Everything else is peripheral.
We can permit ourselves a mild interest in the takeover of Fianna Fail by Micheal Martin, the altar boy replacing the wide boys. We can amuse ourselves by listening to the same words coming out of the mouths of Gerry Adams and Richard Boyd Barrett.