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McWilliams lays it on too thickly

If David McWilliams were a painter he would specialise in impasto, laying on the paint with a knife.

11th November, 2006

If David McWilliams were a painter he would specialise in impasto, laying on the paint with a knife. Instead, he’s a writer of popular economics - no mean calling, but one that lends itself to verbal impasto, with a palette-load of figures of speech laid on thick.

In Search of the Pope’s Children (RTE1) sees McWilliams presenting on screen, and in three parts, the arguments contained in his book The Pope’s Children -...

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