Pretty Boy Floyd an inspiration to both Sinn Féin and Labour

It was noticeable that the big applause lines in Eamon Gilmore’s speech at the Labour ard fheis were all for the good old five year plan, left-wing rhetoric:

4th April, 2009

It was noticeable that the big applause lines in Eamon Gilmore’s speech at the Labour ard fheis were all for the good old five year plan, left-wing rhetoric:

hang the bankers, tax the rich, etc. Finance spokeswoman Joan Burton even dusted off the old Woody Guthrie line from the Ballad of Pretty Boy Floyd: ‘‘Some [men] rob you with a six-gun, and some with a fountain pen. . .” for the gratification of...

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