Fionnan Sheahan: Put public out of misery with New Year's revolution
TAOISEACH Brian Cowen has an opportunity to show he has some respect for the people he purports to lead by announcing his intention to hold a general election in the New Year -- but there's no chance he'll take it.
His Government finally admitted last night it needed a financial rescue package from the EU, the European Central Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
Governments are elected to run the country on behalf of the people. The Government is openly admitting it is not capable of running the country without outside assistance.