Friday September 18, 2020

Labour marches into the electoral valley of death

We’re all pretty glum in the Labour backroom these days. How we remember that it was our Ruairý who first balanced the budget back in 1997: the record economic and employment growth of that year has not been surpassed in any year since.

9th December, 2006

Oh, we remember it all right. The trouble is: nobody else does. We watched Cowen doling out the gazillions last Wednesday, wondering was there anything we could say to voters that would turn them away from a crowd who just can’t give the money away fast enough. For those of us who still believe we have something different to offer, our Joan did us proud in response to Cowen’s package.


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