Saturday 18 November 2017

Martina Devlin: Seeking salvation in a new political messiah

Martina Devlin

Martina Devlin

THINGS have reached such as state that I woke up yesterday to an email criticising my description of Maire Geoghegan-Quinn as a once talented politician turned greedy and aloof by the European gravy train.

"What's with the talented?" complained the reader.

It's official: politicians are pan-national villain number one. You might think it should be bankers, but the rosette has been awarded to politicians because they let the bankers get away with it. And they're still going easy on the Michael Fingletons of corporate Ireland.

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