Opinion Eoghan Harris

Monday 21 August 2017

Irish political and media elites fail to learn lessons of Trump victory

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Eoghan Harris

Eoghan Harris

Brexit and Donald Trump show that the British and American political and media elites have lost touch with large tranches of working people.

In both countries, these political elites are largely public sector elites - witness the Clintons and the Blairs.

Both families have spent their lives in the public sector. So how did they become so wealthy?

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