'Show Up and Shut Up' – one TD's tale is not too far from reality
Published 31/07/2013 | 17:00
HE read the news today, oh boy, and realised his lot was an awful trudge.
Unloved, put upon, expected to be seen and not heard, the job of a backbench TD is, in effect, to "show up and shut up".
Ah, but this frustrated deputy is not real, just the figment of one Fine Gael TD's imagination.