A government in office but not in power attracts disastrous outcomes

In this dangerous, unpredictable world of Trump and Brexit, must we heap the timbers around our own stake?

20th November, 2016
Jeff Sessions is expected to be named Donald Trump's new Attorney General Pic: Getty

With typical hype, the pendulum of lazy journalism and that class of corridor- prowlers who feed regular doses of nonsense to silly journalists has swung into action yet again.

This time, we are told that Angela Merkel is “now the leader of the free world”. Assuming that Ireland still remains part of “the free world”, is there any sense at all in which Irish people now consider Frau Merkel to be “our leader”?...

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