Lucinda Creighton: Government’s lack of a clear strategy shows in its whack-a-mole reaction

People are fed-up hearing that we’re all in this together, particularly after the Oireachtas Golf Society debacle

23rd August, 2020
Lucinda Creighton: Government’s lack of a clear strategy shows in its whack-a-mole reaction
Many of the failures in recent weeks have been put down to poor communications

It was always inevitable that the tide of public opinion would begin to turn as the Covid-19 crisis dragged on. It was equally inevitable that political backlash would accompany that change in public mood. The current government has not handled things particularly well in recent weeks, and events surrounding the Oireachtas golf society dinner last weekend have made everything a whole lot worse.

Micheál Martin could never expect the sort of praise and admiration that...

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