Ahern must face the music

Tom McGurk’s statement (15/10/ 06) that ‘‘history may yet judge (Bertie Ahern) to be the most outstanding holder of that office to date’’ is utterly ludicrous.

21st October, 2006

Ignoring any payment and corruption issues, the fact is that Bertie Ahern is the first Taoiseach with the financial ability to address any issues facing this country, and it is not unreasonable to expect his governments to have used our wealth to our advantage.

But there is not a single example that I can think of where this government has made clear, accountable, costed or rational spending decisions on anything, leaving aside e-voting, PPARS, roads...

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