Anyone for President?

Potential candidates should be old enough to know that presidential campaigns are a bloodsport

29th July, 2018
Gerard Craughwell

Last week was a good one for Gerard Craughwell. The little-known senator who vowed that his name would be on the ballot paper for the presidential election “even if hell freezes over” has changed his mind. Somehow, he has got out under the wire relatively unscathed.

Whatever about hell freezing over, the voluble senator ought to thank the heavens for stopping him from attempting to deliver on his folly. If politics is the...

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