Tuesday 22 August 2017

John Drennan: Those bankers will sink Cowen and wretched crew

Forget the whiny Greens, the poor Taoiseach's real enemy is our financial mess, writes John Drennan

John Drennan

John Drennan

A leader who must hide the truth from his people is a piteous figure.

That was the position Brian Cowen found himself in last week when he claimed Ireland "was not suffering the Japanese experience" where banks spread out losses over a decade "to the detriment of lending to small businesses and households".

After another dysfunctional episode in the life of the weirdest government this country has ever suffered we had almost forgotten about the banks.

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