Friday 20 April 2018

Lise Hand: Albert's words come back to haunt his favoured son

Lise Hand

Lise Hand

BRIAN Cowen stood alone on the lawn of Government Buildings, clad in metaphorical sackcloth and ashes as he attempted -- for the second time in 48 hours -- to discuss his dismal 'Morning Ireland' performance.

He looked a forlorn sight -- no cheering troops behind him this time as there were at his previous press conference.

And when he spoke he was unusually tentative -- subdued rather than sullen -- and expressed contrition not for what he did, but for how the whole affair blew up and ruined his party's think-in.

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