Brendan Keenan: Sentenced to carry a fiscal ball and chain for next decade
FIANNA Fail left another toxic legacy for the incoming coalition. Their numbers were right.
Of all the quite remarkable amount of nonsense the new ministers have managed to spout in their short careers to date, saying things were worse than they thought before the election must rank top of the pile.
This was to justify their not keeping their election promises in full. One might have thought that, if they were going to tell porkies, they might have decided to get the maximum benefit by not keeping the promises at all.