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Matt Cooper: Leo the Lip seems to think representing Ireland abroad is a joking matter
Making an ill-advised Clinton quip and ducking out of an important lunch with big multinational American investors in Ireland does not become an Taoiseach
Another nickname that has been bestowed on our Taoiseach is that of “Leo the Lip”. Varadkar has a tendency to shoot first and to ask questions (or issue apologies) later, as demonstrated by his faux pas in Washington on Thursday when he made an ill-judged joke about the dangers facing interns during the Clinton presidency.
Varadkar was speaking at a function in advance of his visit to the White House on Friday for the traditional ...