Tuesday 24 April 2018

As Government draws to an end the 'blame game' begins

Strategy of Brexit 'guilt' won't delay the election, says Jody Corcoran

Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe. Photo: Steve Humphreys
Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe. Photo: Steve Humphreys

The Government's intention, apparently, is to "guilt" Fianna Fail into not ending the 'confidence and supply' deal after the Budget.

With that in mind, Fine Gael and the Independent Alliance are now effectively challenging Micheal Martin to not "hit us with Brexit in our arms", or, to put it another way, to "wear the green jersey". The implication being that should Brexit go badly wrong, or worse than already expected, it will be all the fault of Fianna Fail.

As Shane Ross used to say, before he ran away to hide: ho hum.

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