Monday 22 January 2018

Alison O'Connor: Convivial Cowen and our political booze culture

ON Thursday, I spent the day wondering what in the name of God was going on in Brian Cowen's head to make such an incredible cock-up with his efforts to reshuffle the Cabinet weeks before a general election.

I came to a number of conclusions about what might have caused this madness, but chief among them was drink.

It's not the first time I've come to this conclusion as I've followed his political career, and certainly not more recently as I've watched him run this country -- into the ground.

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