Bewildering silence over IRA threat
Published 25/08/2015 | 02:30
Margaret Thatcher said that "when I am out of office I am going to run a business, it's going to be called rent a spine".
Whatever else could be said about the Iron Lady - and there was a lot else to be said - you knew where she stood.
The same could be said for Fine Gael, historically "the party of law and order," a legend it wore proudly to garner votes.