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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.

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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.

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