Eoghan Harris: Labour's lack of moral fibre suits Sinn Fein
Published 05/08/2012 | 05:00
SEAN Quinn, Pat Rabbitte, the much-mourned Maeve Binchy. Three names that made the front pages last week. Although they had nothing else in common, all three were adept at creating fictions.
But while Binchy conjured her captivating characters from her fertile imagination, Rabbitte and Quinn base their frayed fictional characters on shadows of their former selves. Back when they were real socialists and real capitalists.
In recent days, both Rabbitte and Quinn revealed that when fake autobiography meets real arrogance, the result is not good for Irish democracy.