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Reality TV bites for ring-a-ding Michael

Published 02/07/2011 | 05:00

So who really made those calls on behalf of Michael Healy-Rae? Oh, who cares. The important thing is that someone did, thus creating the funniest political scandal since the time Bertie won all that money betting on the gee-gees.

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Ah, Michael: Only in Ireland would a politician be embroiled in controversy over a pointless TV competition that nobody cared about. Celebrities Go Wild? Yeah, I had to look it up on Google too.

I have nothing but contempt for yokels like Healy-Rae, but, fair play to him, he's brightened up my week. And this situation opens up endless possibilities for other Reality TV entertainments.

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