Friday 31 March 2017

John Drennan: Crunch time for Biffo's motley crew

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

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.

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