Tuesday 19 September 2017

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

'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'
John Downing

John Downing

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

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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