Kevin Doyle: Enda could end Labour's pain but is looking after his own party
The Taoiseach bolted out the back door of the Royal Hospital in Kilmainham, refusing to make eye contact with the baying journalists.
"There's an obsession among ye about the election," he shouted back dismissively while racing towards his waiting car.
He's not wrong. The media and the public have become enthralled about calling the election date.