Sent asleep by Acceptable Explanation
There is so much that is obviously fishy about 'the garda stuff', but, ah, sure, it'll do, writes Gene Kerrigan
Something odd just happened. You look at the sequence of events and – well, it's just odd. All this garda stuff – the way it just evaporated. There are things about that – well, I just don't understand. My stupidity, no doubt. Still . . .
On top of this, the Dail was openly misled by the Minister for Justice – everyone knows it, but that's alright. It's okay with the political establishment. And the media establishment. And the Irish people seem quite okay with it, too.
First, let's look at that sequence of events. And then let's look at why so many of us can shrug and move on – about this, and about so much else that's questionable in public life.