Hard times indeed for the Fianna Failures
The Fianna Fail leader is trying to rebrand his grumpy, resentful party, but he really shouldn't bother, writes Gene Kerrigan
Let's say a few words in praise of Micheal Martin. I know, I know, all leaders of Fianna Fail are irredeemable chancers, it says so in the Bible. But, there are good things to be said about Micheal Martin.
Okay, let's rephrase that: there's one good thing to be said about him.
Having wrecked the economy, with the help of developers and bankers, Fianna Fail knew they'd get an electoral hiding in 2011.