Thursday 14 December 2017

A sorry state

•A rigorous case has been presented for the scrapping of the presidency, based on the arguments that we can no longer afford it and it is no longer relevant.

Despite a solemn commitment to engage with the new austere realities we face, the Government has set its face engaging with the facts concerning the presidency.

Gay Mitchell and Michael D Higgins are still very much in the field so we must assume the Coalition is comfortable with the extravagance of the office, despite its cost.

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