Sean Whelan: Nothing is worse than what we have

Our system of government produces an economic crisis every two decades – and that’s not an accident, it is a pattern of behaviour

6th March, 2016
Enda Kenny with the elected Fine Gael TDs at Leinster House last week Picture: RollingNews.ie

If a company had a track record of periods of solid growth regularly punctuated with crashes that required painful restructuring, sooner or later someone would call in the management consultants.

And sooner or later they would take a good look at how the top-level decision makers in the firm were selected for the job.

Replace the word company with the word government, and you see where this article is going.

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