Saturday 25 February 2017

Our politicians are still living on a different planet

Us mere mortals have little to cheer about, despite all the 'happy' economic news

Dearbhail McDonald

Dearbhail McDonald

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan and Brendan Howlin, Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform pictured during the presentation of the latest Exchequer Returns at the Dept of Finance
Minister for Finance Michael Noonan and Brendan Howlin, Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform pictured during the presentation of the latest Exchequer Returns at the Dept of Finance

Mercury is in retrograde: it's the reason why everything's out of sync, apparently.

Mercury is said to rule communication, clear thinking, truth and travel.

So when the volatile, tiny planet 'goes retrograde' (it's an optical illusion, actually, as it only looks like it's going backwards in the sky), all that important stuff goes catabolic, too.

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