Sam Smyth: Fianna Fail offer to Gaybo could be poisoned chalice
Published 11/08/2011 | 05:00
FIANNA Fail's temptation of Gay Byrne, a pensioner without portfolio, is like the storyline from a dark gothic novel.
A devilishly ruthless and discredited political machine offers a free ride to a much-loved but indigent presidential candidate.
And on the face of it, the leader of Fianna Fail is making him an offer he cannot refuse -- a nomination, funding and organisational expertise.