Survival of the fittest
•We are truly an amazing people. More than any country we have faced cruel austerity measures and taken it squarely on the chin for mistakes which we, the ordinary people, didn't make.
So far nobody has been sacked or gone to jail, politicians and regulators have been rewarded with big pensions but there has been no riots on the streets or burning buildings as of yet.
Up to this point in time I have had a grudging respect for the Coalition and Joan Burton as she appeared honest, intelligent and genuinely concerned about people.