Thursday October 22, 2020

Politics works on celebrity appeal

If you want to form a new political party, forget about policy and go for star power, writes Kevin Rafter.

17th December, 2014
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If recent opinion poll results – including the Red C series for this newspaper – are borne out at the next general election, we will end up with a dolly-mixture parliament. This flux strengthens the argument for the foundation of a new political party. There is a gap in the political marketplace. Yet incumbent TDs of various ideological hues continue to dance slowly around the idea.

It is still unclear who will take the lead...

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