Thursday 22 February 2018

Acolytes of Jobstown cult doth protest too much...

Using the acquittal of the 'Jobstown Six' as ammunition, the Left are trying to reduce politics to the level of a social media fight

Paul Murphy: Most people don't like what they have seen Photo: Collins Courts
Paul Murphy: Most people don't like what they have seen Photo: Collins Courts

Eilis O'Hanlon

Solidarity TD Paul Murphy seems to be on a one-man mission to prove Andy Warhol wrong. In the future, the New York pop artist predicted, everybody would be famous for 15 minutes.

Murphy's 15 minutes have been used up multiple times. Once exhausted, he simply gets a new supply to keep his face in the news.

He had his 15 minutes when he sat down in front of former Tanaiste Joan Burton's car in Jobstown in November 2014, then brandished a megaphone to negotiate the conditions under which she would be allowed to leave.

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