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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

Published 16/12/2012 | 05:00

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

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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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