Thursday 21 September 2017

Aer Lingus sale fiasco signals a return to populist politics as usual

IAG tabled a £1 billion offer for Aer Lingus last week
IAG tabled a £1 billion offer for Aer Lingus last week
Shane Coleman

Shane Coleman

IT'S been a long and painful seven years, but normal political service has been resumed.

For 'normal', by the way, also read 'pragmatic', 'politically expedient' and, dare one say it, 'cowardly'.

It's been coming for a while, but the debate (or lack thereof) on Aer Lingus demonstrates we're back to where we started.

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