Lise Hand: Leo's lip shows Cabinet is still learning to mind its language
Published 31/05/2011 | 05:00
IT was former New York governor Mario Cuomo who once remarked: "You campaign in poetry. You govern in prose."
The same principle -- as the new Government is finding out -- applies to making the switch from one side of the Dail chamber to the other.
The sort of casual asides and stream-of-consciousness loose talk which is acceptable from opposition deputies is liable to wreak havoc when uttered by senior members of the Cabinet.