Wednesday 18 October 2017

John Drennan: Globetrotting Enda offers us hope of a future

His sunny-side-up optimism appeals to Americans who see him as a pastor in the Old West

It was once said of Bill Clinton by one of the sisterhood that if he was to be reincarnated as a member of the canine species the wandering president would be "one of those hounds that is hard to keep on the porch''.

The same could certainly be said of Enda Kenny, though for very different reasons to those which influenced that somewhat jaundiced view of Mr Clinton.

However, since becoming Taoiseach, Mr Kenny's wanderlust has accelerated to the extent where the Taoiseach was criticised, last week, for the sin of using the government jet 50 per cent more than Mr Cowen.

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