Matt Cooper: Letter row raises question of whether we get ‘two for one’ when we elect a president
It is not unreasonable to ask if President Michael D Higgins’s wife Sabina is a proxy for views he knows he cannot express publicly
The statement from Sabina Higgins, wife of President Michael D Higgins, when it came last Tuesday was an explanation of sorts, a limited clarification at best. It most definitely was not an apology for her poorly worded letter published the previous week in the Irish Times. If anything, it was a defiant reproach to her critics.
“I cannot be but dismayed that people would find anything unacceptable in a plea for peace and negotiations when ...