Sunday 21 January 2018

Too much gets lost in the wash in the endless spin-cycle of Budget

Taoiseach Enda Kenny
Taoiseach Enda Kenny
Mandy Johnston

Mandy Johnston

All the aces have been played. Only time will tell if the gamble of a 2016 election coupled with the double bluff of the highly political Budget 2016 will hit the jackpot for the Government or whether it is one roll of the dice too many.

In terms of political propaganda, the Budget was a super spin-cycle of good news.

More leaked than any other in living memory, there were little if no surprises in it, good or bad.

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