Thursday December 12, 2019

Áras scramble could turn into three-month soap opera

Why is it that the highest office in the land can produce such an unseemly response, a kind of sensationalism that would barely be appropriate for a beauty contest, let alone Uachtarán na hÉireann?

2nd August, 2018
Áras race: 'A three-month soap opera.' Pic: Rollingnnews.ie 

Scramble is the only suitable word to describe the opening phase of the presidential election race. Potential candidates are flopping and dropping like flies while others are fence-sitting; honestly, you would think the office of President had only been invented last week and is the latest ‘must have’ gadget.

Why is it that the highest office in the land can produce such an unseemly response, a kind of sensationalism that would barely be...

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