Thursday 23 November 2017

David Quinn: Voters must decide between new realism and snake-oil hawkers

Irish politics is played out and reported in the manner of a soap opera. It is personality-driven to a ludicrous extent and policy comes a distant second.

When Enda Kenny's leadership of Fine Gael was challenged last year, the contest was about personality, not policy.

This week when Brian Cowen's leadership was challenged, again the contest focussed on personality, not policy.

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