John Drennan: No one should leave a country in this condition
The party which wields the knife most vigorously against the elites will be the one chosen to lead us, writes John Drennan
Published 31/10/2010 | 05:00
BARACK Obama's chief of staff Rahm Emanuel once famously said you should never waste a good crisis.
It seemed to be a somewhat odd position but the US president's right-hand man was claiming times of national trauma provided real leaders with their best chance to design a better state.
Sadly, whilst Roosevelt might have understood that logic, Mr Cowen and our administrative elite have remained utterly oblivious to the need for a great national renewal.