Thursday July 16, 2020

Government’s caution still appeals to the majority . . . for now

Most people are happy to follow the plan set out for the country’s reopening, but the loud minority calling for things to be speeded up could put a damper on things for Fine Gael

31st May, 2020
There is obviously still huge concern about Covid-19 among the public, and erring on the side of caution, while it may split the public somewhat, is still playing to the great majority at present

Neither the serious growing unease at who is responsible for the scale of the coronavirus‘s impact on nursing homes, nor the less serious finger-wagging about picnics in the park, appear to have dented the public’s resolve to support the government as yet.

While other countries have begun to see a waning of the “rally round the flag” effect, Fine Gael continues to be very strongly supported by at least a third...

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