Varadkar's naked politics will eventually backfire
Taoiseach is flying too close to sun in negotiations with Micheal Martin and on Brexit. He will be scorched sooner or later, writes Jody Corcoran
'There is a lack of substance there," Fianna Fail leader Micheal Martin said about Taoiseach Leo Varadkar last week.
In the normal course of events such criticism could be dismissed as politics as usual, but current events are far from normal.
The country is at the centre of two unprecedented events: the approaching end of a minority government underpinned by a confidence and supply agreement; and the looming exit of our nearest and most significant trading partner from the European Union.