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