Saturday 10 December 2016

John Drennan: Crunch time for Biffo's motley crew

A band of political ragamuffins lies in wait to topple the Taoiseach, writes John Drennan

Published 17/10/2010 | 05:00

It was, perhaps, inevitable that the spectacle of an original idea was the subject of much puzzlement amid an establishment that views imagination with the suspicion of a garda superintendent attending a rave.

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After a great deal of muttering about how 'peculiar' the Greens' proposals for a national consensus were, our political stenographers reached their own consensus, that it was instead the first sign of the Greens tip-toeing away from the Government.

Sadly, when it comes to the pantomime politics of 'look behind you, Biffo!' the Greens are the least of Mr Cowen's problems.

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