Just like the ’80s, only different
Charlie on the telly and dodgy haircuts are bad enough, but the discredited doctrine of trickle-down economics is the last straw
Leg warmers, Hall & Oates, mullets, Spandau Ballet, big hair, Bonnie Tyler, trickle down economics, overalls, shoulder pads and Charlie – my God! – Charlie Haughey. The 1980s are everywhere at the moment.
More than anything, this was the week of the Ford Granada, Austin Princess, Timotei shampoo and the Boss. Charlie Haughey dominated the Irish airwaves again. Last Sunday, we were catapulted backwards to a 1980s Ireland, which is both instantly recognisable and profoundly...
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