Public unions too stupid or too demented to admit we're broke
The news from North Korea is grave. The beloved leader, Kim Jong-il, is believed to be terminally ill, and the search for an heir is under way.
The consensus is that his successor must be just like his father, inheriting "Kim Il-sung's thoughts, Kim Il-sung's characteristics and Kim Il-sung's leadership".
In other words, an Irish public service union boss.