Let's rise from our knees
Madam – There is no one more sorry than I about what happened. A truly unsolicited statement from Brian Cowen. What is it that happened? And why be sorry?
Just about everyone in the country could utter that statement. Some could probably even do it without empathy. We are all very sorry about what happened. But we didn't make the decisions that caused 'what happened'. Or did we, through our democratic voting system? We are where we are, aren't we? Going forward?!
Nero should, hypothetically, be sorry and held to account for the fumbling he did while Rome burned. Responsible individuals here should be sorry and be held to account in Ireland for the fumbling they did while the bankers did not burn. More importantly the Government should stop fumbling now while people are being burned.