Friday 28 July 2017

Kenny's 'brave lecture' to Trump wasn't brave, or even a lecture

The global media reflected deeply on the Taoiseach's words - and reported on what he didn't say
Flattery: Enda Kenny spoke of Donald Trump's win Photo: Gerry Mooney
Flattery: Enda Kenny spoke of Donald Trump's win Photo: Gerry Mooney
Gene Kerrigan

Gene Kerrigan

Did the Irish media keep people ignorant of a brave lecture on immigration that Enda Kenny delivered to Donald Trump in Washington?

Sarah Carey, in this newspaper, said we "censored" the news, because it was something we didn't want to hear.

Stephen Collins, in The Irish Times, believes it's part of a wider media misrepresentation of the work of mainstream politicians.

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