Stuck in a loop of the 'same old, same old'
We seem to have become so used to crisis and scandal that we take these failures as normal. Will it ever stop, asks Gene Kerrigan?
It'll be all right, won't it? Eventually? Let's say five years from now, we won't be having one crisis after another in basic services, will we?
It seems like we're stuck with crisis, followed by scandal, followed by outrage.
For instance, we're still getting over the fact that the State doesn't know how to prosecute white-collar criminals. And last week it turns out we make a balls of it whatever the colour of their collars.