John Downing: Bitter exchanges in the battle to retain Seanad but so far it's 'advantage Kenny' exchanges in the battle to retain Seanad but so far it's 'advantage Kenny'
Published 16/07/2013 | 17:00
RICHARD Bruton may be exaggerating wildly when he claims abolishing the Seanad will save taxpayers €20m per year – but he's still a very unlikely Adolf Hitler.
There are grounds for annoyance at Fine Gael TD Regina Doherty parading her own recent ignorance of Seanad Eireann as grounds for its abolition – but it is not justification for accusing her of speaking through her nether regions.
The Fine Gael official campaign to abolish the Seanad may be based on some ropey arguments – but it is not done to use the word 'lies' in parliament.