A disastrous celebration of our 'cute hoor' syndrome
Published 25/03/2011 | 05:00
LISTENING to Ben Dunne's robust defence of his behaviour with regard to "that" phone call, was a revelation into the mindset of "the entitled" in Ireland.
Ben told us, truthfully, that as an important businessman, he took his right to ring those in power in order to achieve what he wanted as a given.
Trying to portray this in a positive light he stressed his willingness to use his influence to speed up access to medical treatment -- "Sure if someone asked me and I knew a doctor, I'd ring him up and get them seen."