Comment: FG and FF got too friendly during the budget - and both want a cooling off period
Their apparent cosiness makes both parties uneasy, writes Hugh O'Connell
The main government and the main opposition parties worked together to deliver a package of measures that benefit almost everyone in some small way. It generated neither protests outside Leinster House, nor adulation on the doorsteps. But of course it was, as always, fiercely criticised by other opposition parties.
Sinn Féin are among those to paint it as a cosy little deal done between two establishment parties or “two right-wing, conservative parties” as Gerry Adams...
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