And here’s what they’re not talking about . . .
Our perilous debt issue is looming over the election, and will be the ultimate test for the next government
Here we go again.
The 2007 election campaign featured a mind-numbingly dull debate on the budget projections put forward by the various parties. In the background, the economy was starting to collapse and all the forecasts were irrelevant.
Now, with Ireland facing a small number of key economic challenges, we are again witnessing the war of the calculators, as Fine Gael and Labour try to pick holes in each other’s programmes.
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