Greens will drown if they sink the Nama lifeboat

Opposition to the plan by the Greens would be an act of political suicide

15th August, 2009

Sometimes the National Asset Management Agency (Nama) plan seems like a lifeboat we are about to launch from a sinking ship. Every political storm that blows up threatens it, and last week the courts lashed it around the seas.

But there is still no agreement as to whether we will have taken the right option by abandoning ship in the first place. And there are times when we are not sure what seas we will...

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