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Water protesters are really just libertarians Picture: PA

If you’re ever in the mood for starting a row with an Irish hard left-winger, just lob this hand grenade onto the table: “The recent water tax protests are essentially a right-wing anti-tax protest.”

It’s similar to poking Nigel Farage with a long Pole. The indignation will sweep over you like self-congratulation at the Iftas, because it’s outrageous to suggest that many water protesters are not left-wing people campaigning on a...

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