Bruton for Taoiseach! Or not, as the case may be

Richard Bruton has been the star of the financial crisis and of the budgetary crisis - entirely on top of his brief, fluent, coherent, focused, telling, scoring point after point against the government.

18th October, 2008

Richard Bruton has been the star of the financial crisis and of the budgetary crisis - entirely on top of his brief, fluent, coherent, focused, telling, scoring point after point against the government.

Only Eamon Gilmore is of similar calibre in this Dáil. The unfortunate Brian Lenihan is no match for him - not yet, anyway.

Lenihan is indeed unfortunate. He was a cabinet minister for less than a year before being propelled...

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