John Drennan: If Cowen were any more distant, he’d be a tax exile
The Taoiseach should follow Obama’s example and give us a ‘state of the Republic’ address, writes John Drennan
Published 07/02/2010 | 13:03
SOMETHING quite strange recently happened in America.
Apparently a president — who, unlike some we could mention, had to win the job for himself rather than being given it on an “anointed” platter — made what is called a “state of the union” address in which he talked openly about his strategy for the year ahead.
Barack Obama admitted to past mistakes and outlined plans to correct them.