Sunday 19 November 2017

Sam Smyth: Fianna Fail offer to Gaybo could be poisoned chalice

Sam Smyth

FIANNA Fail's temptation of Gay Byrne, a pensioner without portfolio, is like the storyline from a dark gothic novel.

A devilishly ruthless and discredited political machine offers a free ride to a much-loved but indigent presidential candidate.

And on the face of it, the leader of Fianna Fail is making him an offer he cannot refuse -- a nomination, funding and organisational expertise.

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