‘Civil war’ parties one and the same
Published 27/10/2010 | 07:39
THE Twitter comment by Chris Andrews TD (Irish Independent, October 25), saying that a merger between Fianna Fail and Fine Gael made sense to him, was simply a realisation of reality.
It was like a light bulb going off over one's head – but a light bulb that was hanging around for quite a long time beforehand and was just itching to be switched on.
Reading his following Twitter comments suggests that what he really thinks could happen is that both Fianna Fail and Fine Gael may soon cease to exist, and be replaced by two new parties, that is, a centre-left party and a centre-right party.