Tuesday 6 December 2016

Water was always going to figure in the election - now it is centre stage

Published 30/07/2015 | 02:30

'Irish Water began its journey on the assumption that the majority would pay and a hard-core minority would not'
'Irish Water began its journey on the assumption that the majority would pay and a hard-core minority would not'

Those of you who know your bible already know that "Job's comforter" is someone who aggravates distress while pretending to give comfort.

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Those of you who know your politics will know "Job's comforters" are a sub-species of political life seen at times of calamity, oozing concern and driving everyone nuts.

A calamity like this Irish Water fiasco is for the governing parties.

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