White-knuckle ride ahead for fraught Coalition
Published 25/02/2010 | 05:00
INTENT on retaining power, Taoiseach Brian Cowen is hurtling down the equivalent of an ever-twisting bobsleigh trek with its razor-sharp curves.
Failure to successfully navigate a turn could bring his Government down in an instant.
But unlike with a typical bobsleigh team in the Winter Olympics, the conditions needed for the mammoth team effort required to confront 15 sharp curves -- unconditional trust, cooperation and communication -- are now absent.