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Monday 27 March 2017

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

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.

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