Fionnan Sheahan: Lenihan U-turn damages future bid to lead party
TAOISEACH Brian Cowen now knows who he can trust around the Cabinet table -- or more to the point who he can't trust.
And the events of last week which sparked Mr Cowen's leadership wobble, against the backdrop of a phantom heave, certainly make far more sense now.
At least Mr Cowen knows where he stands with Micheal Martin and can regard him as an honest broker. The same cannot be said of others.