Sunday 17 December 2017

Anton Savage: US politician Weiner wouldn't have seen light of day here again after 'sex pic' scandal

Huma Abedin, right, said she is separating from Anthony Weiner after sexting claims. Photo: Getty Images
Huma Abedin, right, said she is separating from Anthony Weiner after sexting claims. Photo: Getty Images

Anton Savage

"Irish politicians never resign.”

That nugget gets produced every time any of them gets in trouble, and like nearly every other “only in Ireland” cliche, it’s as false as it is hackneyed.

Just ask Trevor Sargent, John Deasy, Willie O’Dea, Eamon Gilmore, or any of the others who handed in their own walking papers.

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