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
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.