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Comment: Bruton must beat his ‘nice, decent’ image

As he got to his feet in the Dáil chamber on Budget Day last month, Fine Gael finance spokesman Richard Bruton must surely have been nursing feelings of ‘ever the bridesmaid’.

22nd November, 2008

As he got to his feet in the Dáil chamber on Budget Day last month, Fine Gael finance spokesman Richard Bruton must surely have been nursing feelings of ‘ever the bridesmaid’.

Traditionally, the Fine Gael finance spokesman is the first up after the Minister for Finance on Budget Day to give the main opposition party’s response to what has just been announced. For Bruton, it was the seventh time he had...

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