Saturday September 19, 2020

Put your house on it: Michael D has a second term in the bag

Looking at the polls for the presidential race, I’d be willing to do a show in my boxer shorts if Higgins doesn’t walk it

21st October, 2018

A political commentator on a weekday radio breakfast show last week said he was sceptical of opinion polls generally. The reason for his comment was a poll just published which showed Sinn Féin on 24 per cent, just 1 per cent behind Fianna Fáil, and he simply didn’t believe it. He suggested that if a general election turned out such a result, he would do the show in his boxer shorts.


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