The truth hurts -- but lying comes at high cost
Published 15/01/2012 | 05:00
Denying a second bailout is dangerously misleading and will come back to haunt, says Daniel McConnell
When is it OK to tell a lie? Think back 14 months. Brian Cowen, Brian Lenihan and the previous government got into major trouble by trying to maintain a lie that we weren't in talks to bring the IMF into the country.
They said we were fully funded for months ahead and we didn't need it.