Defuse anger by making politics work better
The burning of Martin Kenny’s car outside his home indicates a worrying British-style disconnect between people and politicians
Most TDs avoid saying too much about threats and abuse. They stay silent partly because they know that highlighting nastiness is unlikely to stop it, and partly because saying too much about it may even provoke more of the same. If the threats are serious, they’re more likely to alert the Garda Síochána than to give publicity to those responsible.
Some female politicians have drawn attention to the extra...
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