Thursday 30 March 2017

Gene Kerrigan: Angry Eamon has a rage for all seasons

The Tanaiste's vitriol would be laughable if he wasn't making key decisions on our lives

Gene Kerrigan

Gene Kerrigan

There are few things more entertaining in this world than Eamon Gilmore in the full flood of his indignation.

The outraged expression on the Labour leader's face, the furious tone of his voice – verging on disbelief – as he explains to us the infinite wickedness of those with whom he disagrees.

And always the finger – Eamon's righteous index finger – pointing towards the heaven to which we should aspire or thrusting provocatively at our faces, challenging us to match his anger. Or poking at a document he is denouncing. Or he might be praising the document.

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