Saturday 18 November 2017

Friends and country sacrificed for ultimate aphrodisiac

Daniel McConnell

Daniel McConnell

Lust for power -- sacrificing all else to retain or stay in power.

LIKE other sins listed here, the lust for power was not restricted to the madness of our boom years but it was a central reason for what went wrong with this country.

Former US diplomat Henry Kissinger described power as the "ultimate aphrodisiac," and countless political and business leaders in Ireland have fallen victim to this aphrodisiac in a desperate attempt to prolong their reign.

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