Tuesday 24 January 2017

Silly season spooks a foolish FF stampede

Published 16/08/2015 | 02:30

Illustration by Jim Cogan
Illustration by Jim Cogan

Last weekend saw the start of the political silly season. Spooked by a few carefully targeted media questions, gullible Fianna Fail and Labour politicians began a charge towards the cliffs.

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Alex White of Labour, feeling the cold wind in his constituency, called for a pre-election pact with Fine Gael.

Such a pact would be bad for both parties. Apart from blurring their separate identities, each party would get the blame for the bad stuff done by the other in government.

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