Thursday 26 April 2018

Enda’s disdain for workers who pay his way

l As a riposte it sure beats "you look like a man who could do with a day's work". Enda meets the standard bearer of the blue collar (Irish Independent, March 26) and tells him that a policeman's lot is important and that "he's an intelligent man".

• As a riposte it sure beats "you look like a man who could do with a day's work". Enda meets the standard bearer of the blue collar (Irish Independent, March 26) and tells him that a policeman's lot is important and that "he's an intelligent man".

So intelligent that he should understand that there are bills to be paid. Like when Enda retires there will be his €100,000 lump sum plus €30,000 per year pension for four years' actual teaching to be paid. Throw in an auld T-Shock's and TD's lump plus pension and you see why plod has to . . . well, plod on.

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