Tuesday 24 October 2017

Burton plots left alliance to prop up Kenny's minority government

The Labour leader has been in talks about a rainbow coalition with Soc Dems and Greens, says Philip Ryan

I'll be back: Joan Burton (right) with Fine Gael's Simon Coveney and Frances Fitzgerald at a 1916 ceremony at Kilmainham Gaol, Dublin. The Labour leader could yet re-enter government with FG as part of a rainbow coalition
I'll be back: Joan Burton (right) with Fine Gael's Simon Coveney and Frances Fitzgerald at a 1916 ceremony at Kilmainham Gaol, Dublin. The Labour leader could yet re-enter government with FG as part of a rainbow coalition

Labour leader Joan Burton is suffering with a severe case of Stockholm Syndrome.

Doctors and experts from the four corners of the world are expected to jet into Ireland in the coming days to examine the acting Tanaiste.

There is even talk of a Discovery Channel documentary crew following Burton as she returns to Fine Gael leader Enda Kenny's cold but loving embrace despite the five years of torment he caused her and her party.

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