Wednesday 24 October 2018

We know what Spicer means

Brendan O'Connor

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Every day was an eternity, Sean Spicer told Ryan Tubridy last Friday, of his time in Trumpworld, and we could empathise.

We could empathise too when Judge Charleton talked last Friday on how the carry-on being exposed at his tribunal was like something from Flann O'Brien.

Indeed, it was Declan Lynch of this parish who first pointed out that the internal workings of the gardai sounded more and more like O'Brien's novel The Third Policeman, which is largely set in a kind of surreal circular eternity where time is elastic.

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