Sunday 11 December 2016

Gene Kerrigan: Cuts come easy in land of 1,000 pleas

With little or no unity behind them, all the protests in the world are doomed to fail, writes Gene Kerrigan

Published 17/07/2011 | 05:00

THE Taoiseach did not lie. He merely uttered a form of words that misrepresented the truth of the circumstances. Clever man, Mr Kenny. And next Thursday our clever Taoiseach will attend an emergency meeting of the eurozone heads of government amid widespread fear that the euro and the eurozone, if not the EU itself, is on the brink of collapse.

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In Brussels, Mr Kenny will be one clever man among many, all uttering forms of words that promise a way out of the economic chaos, while misrepresenting the truth of the circumstances.

Let's try to connect some dots.

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