Question: Is there a sportsperson in Ireland that has suffered more unwarranted abuse than Kenneth Egan?
Answer: Probably not.
Earlier this week, when the Olympic silver medallist announced he'd be running in the local elections, he was subjected to a torrent of ridicule and bile, for no other reason than he'd decided to, at worst, give politics a go and, at best, give politics a go under the banner of Fine Gael.
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