Thursday 19 April 2018

Cowen and his 'Korea' move

A LEAVY declares that I have "no memory of the deference shown by much of the Irish media for well over a decade to a Government that was running the country into the ground". (Letters, October 2). He then goes on to compare the current Taoiseach's coming into office as being akin to Kim Jong-il's appointment of a successor in North Korea.

Thankfully, this is not North Korea.

Here we have the right to elect our politicians who, as long as they retain the majority of support in our parliament, are open to the internal rules and procedures of our parliamentary democracy.

Please sign in or register with Independent.ie for free access to Opinions.

Sign In

Today's news headlines, directly to your inbox every morning.

Don't Miss