John Drennan: Looming budget iceberg prompts a sinking feeling
The Willie Penrose debacle was a classic example of stupid politics in the raw, writes John Drennan
Published 20/11/2011 | 05:00
After eight months in office, our Government of All the Egos has reached a tipping point and the direction in which it is swaying is not positive.
The much feared first real budget, as distinct to fripperies like that 'jobs initiative' (remember that? No?), was always going to represent a defining moment.
However, even before our real masters could approve its contents in the Bundestag, the omens are not good.