Sam Smyth: Kenny debate saga has left party a hostage to fortune
Published 09/02/2011 | 05:00
ENDA Kenny wasn't just following advice from his kitchen cabinet when he refused to join last night's leaders' debate.
Another highly paid and very discreet international political strategist recommended that he avoid a three-leader showdown on prime time television.
Stan Greenberg, a leading US pollster and political strategist, is understood to have ruled out Mr Kenny's participation in the TV3 debate.