Wednesday 13 December 2017

John Drennan: Enda, a man of the people no more

Once upon a time, and a long time ago it was too, Enda Kenny was quite the enthusiast for the concept of a 'rate my teacher'-style report card where dilatory ministers would be called into headmaster Kenny's study and told to mend their ways.

Like many other things, once power was actually secured, the concept disappeared into that desolate tundra where inconvenient promises howl disconsolately over their banished state.

In fairness, even in opposition, when it came to the more challenging prospect of a 'rate my Taoiseach' card, Enda was more of an enthusiast for the De Valera 'looking into my own heart' school of self-regulation.

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