Saturday 21 January 2017

Cowen and his 'Korea' move

Published 07/10/2010 | 05:00

A LEAVY declares that I have "no memory of the deference shown by much of the Irish media for well over a decade to a Government that was running the country into the ground". (Letters, October 2). He then goes on to compare the current Taoiseach's coming into office as being akin to Kim Jong-il's appointment of a successor in North Korea.

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Thankfully, this is not North Korea.

Here we have the right to elect our politicians who, as long as they retain the majority of support in our parliament, are open to the internal rules and procedures of our parliamentary democracy.

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