Pat Rabbitte: It appears the voters are not for turning

Today’s Sunday Business Post opinion poll shows voter opinion remarkably unchanged since the general election

29th May, 2016
Enda Kenny and Micheál Martin at the Arbour Hill commemoration Picture: Rollingnews

‘What about a second general election?” was a question that only began to arise after the contortions to elect a government dragged on for ten weeks. It was a minority viewpoint at the time. Given the unusual confection thrown up by the February election, would it not be better to go back to the people? It was not a question that politicians, perfectly understandably, wanted to address. They had been in animated suspension since autumn’s...

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