Tuesday 6 December 2016

Making pig's ear of democracy

Published 04/03/2011 | 05:00

It seems that the electorate has decided to try to solve the problems created by neo-liberal right-wing politicians, by electing a neo-liberal right-wing party. It's a case of out with the old and in with the same. It brings to mind the last line of George Orwell's Animal Farm:

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"The creatures outside looked from pig to man, and from man to pig, and from pig to man again; but already it was impossible to say which was which."

Gerard O'Donoghue
Dooradoyle, Limerick

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