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Sam Smyth: That 'Eureka' moment showed up Martin's flawed judgment

Sam Smyth

Published 15/08/2011 | 05:00

IT TOOK just seven days for Micheal Martin to revert the perception of him as an indecisive leader of Fianna Fail back the full 360-degrees.

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And worse, when he stopped dithering and took executive action, a deep fault line was exposed where his political judgment should be.

He had a 'Eureka' moment on holiday in west Cork, when backing Gay Byrne for the presidency must have struck him as an inspired answer to a festering problem.

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