Wednesday 17 October 2018

Can't fix the problem? Fix the statistics

The heartbreaking truth is brushed aside in favour of nonsense the political faithful want to hear, writes Gene Kerrigan

Tom Halliday's illustration
Tom Halliday's illustration
Gene Kerrigan

Gene Kerrigan

It should have been a good week for Fine Gael. The Brexit carry-on gave Varadkar a chance to look good by comparison with the clowns who currently govern the UK.

And Fine Gael was rising in the polls.

Perhaps emboldened by this, Varadkar attempted to kill off homelessness as a political issue. And was caught in an attempt to deceive.

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