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RTE keeps asking the wrong question

As we swim against an acid tide of cynicism, it is difficult not to fear for the future of politics, writes Pat Rabbitte.

31st August, 2014
It should be possible to criticise the running of the household without pulling down the house.

Somewhere between Annascaul and Dingle the scientist on the radio intruded with good news about a new drug. It was, he told the interviewer, a real breakthrough with immense potential for humankind. Apparently within a relatively short period the new drug may come to market.

I was only half-listening, but as his words faded in and out and as Mount Brandon beckoned, a feelgood factor took over. And then, from the interviewer, a final world-weary...

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