Tuesday 21 February 2017

We have reached limits of charisma

Published 03/02/2011 | 05:00

LET'S face it, Enda Kenny is no John F Kennedy -- but then neither was John F Kennedy. The messiah myth that built up around Kennedy is more ingrained here than in the US.

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Kennedy never wrote any of the great speeches, he was distracted all the time by women and brought the world to the brink of nuclear annihilation as a result of an irrational hostility to the Cuban people.

Enda Kenny is no Charlie Haughey or Bertie Ahern either, thank God. I believe Enda Kenny will be like a good referee, most noticeable through his invisibility.

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