Kenny spinning himself into the ground
People are finding it harder and harder to believe Enda Kenny
Most people expect their politicians to bend the truth. In the forthcoming election campaign, almost every candidate and every party will spend a good deal of time accusing opponents of stretching the truth.
A flavour of the press releases issued this week show that this part of the electoral process is already in full flow: Fianna Fáil Scaremongering on Garda Numbers; Water Plan a Massive Work of Fiction by Government; O’Dea’s Attempts to Rewrite History...
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