Tuesday 23 January 2018

Was it for this we got rid of Fianna Fail?

Last weekend, instead of addressing the Primary Care cronyism issues, RTE led us down an ideological cul-de-sac, says Jody Corcoran

This way lies a totalitarian State: the Fine Gael and Labour elite, with the trade union movement, aided and abetted by RTE, are in control of the political, economic and social discourse and outcome. We should be worried.

They came to office on a five-year plan. Fine Gael would "tackle cronyism" and "feather-bedding"; believed the executive was "all-powerful" and had turned the Dail into an observer rather than central player; it promised "stronger committees" to hold the executive to account.

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