Blank Canvass: Leo’s sleight of tweet during a TV debate

Self-appointed patriots, glowing endorsement by family members, Shinners taking one for the team: it‘s all happening as the candidates wear out the shoe leather in week two of the campaign

Aiden Corkery

Political Correspondent @aiden_corkery
26th January, 2020
Blank Canvass: Leo’s sleight of tweet during a TV debate
Leo Varadkar achieved political bilocation of a sort during last Wednesday night’s debate

No one is safe from the Healy-Rae canvassing machine, it appears. Hurling pundit Buff Egan was in the middle of a live interview with the Our Game YouTube sports channel when two Healy-Rae canvassers began knocking on his door. Despite pointing at his laptop in an effort to ward them off, the knocks continued until Buff brought his laptop with him and answered the door.

“Can the Kerry hurlers come back this year, is there...

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