Roll up, roll up for the Leinster House circus

Politicians clown around, and the media lap it up. It’s all part of the mutually created delusion that something meaningful goes on in the parallel universe of Leinster House

27th February, 2010

Word is out that there is going to be a major cabinet reshuffle.

With a senior and junior ministry to fill, there’s clearly an opportunity for the Taoiseach to shake up the mix even further. The amazing thing is why anyone cares, or even expects it to make any difference whatsoever. It is no more than a rearrangement of exactly the same type of people with the same ambitions and talents among the same departments....

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