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Fionnan Sheahan: New-style politician felt chill of old-school system

'Lee's approach was new, idealistic and honest -- never a great combination in politics'

Published 09/02/2010 | 05:00

GEORGE Lee went the wrong way about entering politics. He should have left his job in RTE two years ago and joined the Fine Gael branch in Cabinteely.

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After a while, he might have got a job on the branch committee as the treasurer, because he knows a bit about money.

Who knows, if he'd impressed enough local party hacks, he may even have ascended to the heights of the constituency executive.

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