Monday 19 March 2018

We are the sheep to their carnivores

It's the feeling of being so powerless, with no say in our own affairs that gets to us more than anything else, writes Aengus Fanning

'Trichet insists decision will not hurt Ireland' said the headline in the Irish Times the day after the ECB interest rate increase last Thursday.

There seems to be a growing standing army of EU fatcats on about €500,000 a year who are quite phlegmatic about other people's pain, ours in this instance.

In fact, they even maintain that it's good for us -- a little bit of suffering -- especially when they would have us believe that we brought it on ourselves.

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