Was FG just naive or did it openly hoodwink us?
The party has not abided by its pre-election promises but rather has followed FF policies to a tee, writes Eamon Keane
Any bank coming to us looking for more money is going to have to show how they are going to impose losses on their junior bondholders, on their senior bondholders, and on other creditors before they come looking to us for any more money. Not another cent.
-- Leo Varadkar, February 10, two weeks before the general election
Unlike the other parties, Fine Gael will take on the big vested interests that have contributed to the current crisis -- the bankers, the bondholders . . .