Fine Gael's claim that it can cut €3bn from the public sector budget without affecting frontline services is every bit as plausible as Leo Varadkar's claim that ill-health, as opposed to inequity, is the significant cause of poverty in our society. The more these guys speak the more attractive a one-way ticket to Oz becomes.
I am truly amazed that your paper would permit such extreme opinions to be published.
bray, co wicklow
Brian Cowen was always talking about, "going forward" and Brian Lenihan mentioned, "turning the corner". Now Micheal Martin is doing a "U-turn". I don't know about you, but I wouldn't let these people drive my car, let alone drive the country.
Westport, Co Mayo