Wednesday 17 January 2018

It's curtains, the folk have seen enough of the PAC

The public have seen too much, and the Responsible People aren't at all happy, writes Declan Lynch

Illustration: Jim Cogan
Illustration: Jim Cogan
Declan Lynch

Declan Lynch

'Terminate with extreme prejudice' – it is a military line that many of us associate with the film Apocalypse Now. It is the order given in relation to Colonel Kurtz played by Marlon Brando, who is "out there operating without any decent restraint, totally beyond the Pale of any acceptable human conduct".

The Public Accounts Committee, and in particular Shane Ross, has been terminated with extreme prejudice. The Responsible People have had enough of this madness.

In their eyes Ross and his wild-eyed disciples had strayed too far upriver, where they were engaging in strange heathen practices such as... eh... such as asking questions of important people and trying to find out things and so forth.

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