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11th November, 2018

There’s a famous picture, taken in 2012, of Enda Kenny and Nicolas Sarkozy at the European Council. The pair are all smiles, but Sarkozy has his hand on the side of Kenny’s head.

It’s clearly a patronising gesture. There’s no amount of smiling that will disguise the hostility inherent in the head pat. Kenny is even pushing Sarkozy’s hand away.

This photo, of course, was taken...

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