Sunday 22 April 2018

Leo beware - popularity in politics is a fickle thing

Health Minister Leo Varadkar
Health Minister Leo Varadkar
Shane Coleman

Shane Coleman

We're swamped by political opinion polls these days and, for many, the eyes glaze over at their very mention.

But when one produces as many talking points as the latest, they're impossible to ignore.

Let's start with the star attraction in Irish politics, Leo Varadkar. The poll confirmed many voters see him as the heir apparent to Enda Kenny. Indeed, more of them want to see him, rather than the Taoiseach, lead Fine Gael into the next election.

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