Friday 20 January 2017

John Drennan: Off with the heads of political no-hopers

The Taoiseach must wield the axe with impunity if he is to rescue his Government and his own prospects, says John Drennan

Published 21/03/2010 | 05:00

IT is an astonishing measure of how we are being misgoverned that Brian Cowen could this week justifiably replace 10 of his ministers and half the ministers sitting around the cabinet table.

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In such a scenario a fever of fear and loathing -- and even hope -- should be coursing through the political blood.

Instead, as has so often been the case during Cowen's addled reign, there is almost an air of indifference about a reshuffle which must be radical if the Taoiseach is not to become redundant.

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