Monday October 26, 2020

Food for thought after a week of foot-in-mouth

Sometimes, though a government’s sell-by date is not quite apparent, an administration gives off a growing impression of chaos and clumsiness.

29th November, 2008

Sometimes, though a government’s sell-by date is not quite apparent, an administration gives off a growing impression of chaos and clumsiness. This now seems to be the case in Ireland.

Day after day, Brian Cowen’s government can be found all over the front pages with its foot in its mouth.Day by day, its sense of drift and ennui grows. It appears to have been freewheeling downhill ever since the budget and the over-70s...

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