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Ian O'Doherty: Well done, guys, a bang-up job

Published 29/09/2010 | 05:00

The international hilarity caused by Jay Leno's skewering of Brian Cowen on one of the most widely watched television shows in the world -- its syndication penetration is off the charts -- was certainly something to behold.

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There we are, officially The Greatest Little Nation In The World, and all of a sudden a mean, nasty American is taking pot shots at our Glorious Leader. How bloody dare he?

After all, as plenty of Irish people have pointed out, if Cowen wants to get rat-arsed, that's his business and we have no right to tackle him on the subject -- even when we're the ones who pay for it.

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