Michael McDowell: The politics of paralysis are but the outward signs of an unspoken crisis in our democracy

Poll tells us is that nobody sees a coherent option for the next government

25th September, 2016
Enda Kenny

With every change within the margin of error, today’s RedC poll appears to be “business as usual”. But the problem is that business is not at all usual.

Today’s slight flicker in poll ratings has happened in the context of continuing uncertainty about Brexit, and of the Apple €13 billion tax controversy, and of the Nama Project Eagle debacle, the dark cloud of Trump, the bus strike, the Leprechaun Economics carbuncle,...

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