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.
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.