Thursday 8 December 2016

We don't need Ming on a pedestal -- Ireland is already going to pot

Published 10/03/2011 | 05:00

Independent TD Luke 'Ming' Flanagan outside Leinster House on the first day of the 31st Dail yesterday
Independent TD Luke 'Ming' Flanagan outside Leinster House on the first day of the 31st Dail yesterday

IT pains me to hear the tales of woe people are producing in defence of a particular drug-using TD.

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But I would like to remind the nation of the image and example said TD puts out to Irish children and the world.

When Jay Leno disgraced our ex-Taoiseach Brian Cowen on the international stage with a drunken picture, people were rightly mortified.

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