John Drennan: Fianna Fail must be brave and carefully examine its wounds
As this unloved Government appears to defy the laws of gravity, the Opposition is sinking in polls
IT IS A measure of the damaged psyche of the once all-powerful Fianna Fail party that it did not quite know whether to be embarrassed or delighted by its capture of Colm Keaveney.
A different Fianna Fail would have treated the defection as its due and moved on with sanguine indifference even if the adopted fledgling was falling rather than flying.
Now, however, like the classic victim of bullying, FF even treats displays of affection with deep suspicion.