Friday May 29, 2020

Politicians dodging those metaphorical custard pies

Another week, and no custard pie. Most disappointing.

12th May, 2007

Another week, and no custard pie. Most disappointing.

One of the high points of the 2002 election came when - in what turned out to be a metaphor for the entire campaign - a public-spirited citizen in Boyle, Co Roscommon landed a custard pie on the leader of the opposition and putative Taoiseach, Michael Noonan.

Bertie said it was regrettable, and part of the nasty element in politics. Before breaking his backside laughing, presumably. Anyway, subsequent...

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