Shades of Nixon in Ahern’s confessional

You know that politicians are being absolutely truthful when they say they are never beholden to anyone who gives them money.

30th September, 2006

You know that politicians are being absolutely truthful when they say they are never beholden to anyone who gives them money. It is because deep down they never feel obligated to anyone at all, even the poor sods who labour on the doorsteps for them or vote them in.

I’m beginning to think politicians have a shared rogue gene, something called the god-given-right gene: there is too much deja vu around for there to be...

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