Thursday 22 February 2018

Bluff, bluster and firing blanks

• The current level of bluff and bluster that has entered the referendum debate on the fiscal treaty is indicative of the lack of concrete facts as to the impact of a Yes or a No vote.

On the one hand, the Yes side says there is a gun to the head of the Irish people. That's a good reason for voting No, because giving in to bullying will encourage more bullying.

The No side has made mistakes by representing the views of some economists.

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