Tuesday 6 December 2016

Politicians' promises risk our democracy

Published 05/09/2011 | 05:00

The politician's promise is a fairly discredited commodity by now. We are more savvy, less easily taken in. The politician's promise was long on politics and short on implementation.

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The new Government committed to a new politics. A significant majority took them at their word.

However, the politician's promise still seems to be alive and well. Equality provides the latest example.

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