Varadkar’s private life is no one else’s concern

Some media outlets’ preoccupation with the romantic lives of our politicians leaves a lot to be desired

26th February, 2017
Leo Varadkar may have to be prepared for some invasion into his privacy if he becomes the next Fine Gael leader Pic: RollingNews.ie

I have problems with Leo Varadkar. Sure, it’s true that the Fine Gael leadership contender is a gifted politician and a strong candidate to become taoiseach, but for all his aptitude, sometimes he seems a little smug to me; a little too detached and comfortable in his own authority.

I also have trouble with his media omnipresence. I’d prefer if our Minister for Social Protection spent his time on his ministerial brief rather...

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