Labour’s lost opportunity to gain from PDs’ demise

Fine Gael and Labour are both failing to grasp the reality of the complex, post-election mood and are harming themselves by proposing an unrealistic, bizarre coalition.

2nd June, 2007

Fine Gael and Labour are both failing to grasp the reality of the complex, post-election mood and are harming themselves by proposing an unrealistic, bizarre coalition.

Isn’t it extraordinary how, after elections, governments are put together in this state? You would need to be careful these days walking past Buswell’s Hotel on Molesworth Street opposite the Dail. You might be hauled in and offered a junior ministry.

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