Monday April 6, 2020

Pat Leahy: Focus on where parties stand, not who they stand with

There is an opportunity for a debate about the country's future path

29th November, 2015
“Coalitionology” has dominated too much of the coverage

Entertaining and all as Fianna Fáil’s floosterings over its role in the composition of the next government undoubtedly are, the stories about the party’s coalition options illustrate a danger about the media coverage of the general election and wider election debate. It is this: we might spend all our time discussing what combination of parties is going to form the next government, and very little time interrogating what that government is actually going to do....

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