Come on, Brian – get it all off your chest for everyone's sake
AND so he lurks in his Offaly lair determined to keep the dreaded media at bay no matter what – his deeper thoughts and memories remaining a mystery to almost all.
But what could be construed as a sullen silence is proving of no use to Brian Cowen, and is doing Ireland Inc a terrible disservice.
He, more than anyone else, knows where many of those bailout bodies are buried. He could change the so-called national conversation in one fell swoop. All he has to do is give us his take on the events leading up to that fateful night, when his government picked up the tab for our banks.