The 'wrong sort of gay man' for those on the left
The Taoiseach's row with with Mary Lou McDonald shows it's easy to make unintended insinuations, writes Jody Corcoran
The series of rows between Leo Varadkar and Mary Lou McDonald last week has brought into sharper focus the differences between Fine Gael and Sinn Fein in relation to the taxation of bailed-out banks and, more generally, economic management in advance of the Budget.
That is a good thing: it is important that people know where political parties stand on such issues and how they arrived at those positions.
In that regard, the words used in the Dail speak for themselves.