Sam Smyth: Anglo has put our very sovereignty at stake
Published 06/09/2010 | 05:00
IT'S mission impossible today for Brian Lenihan, who has been playing his role as Finance Minister like Tom Cruise in a mega-budget action movie.
But even a cartoon action hero would be stretched to limit the damage to this country's political and economic independence in talks with key EU decision-makers today.
Although the discussions are ostensibly about Anglo Irish Bank, further fundamental issues will inevitably arise.