Leo’s Big Gamble
The Taoiseach is placing all his hope on EU leaders standing firm and not selling Ireland out on the backstop
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has been acting like a modern-day version of William Wallace in the face of an all-out English assault. In Mel Gibson’s 1995 blockbuster Braveheart, Wallace had to urge his men to keep calm and stick to the plan as they faced a charge of English cavalrymen at the Battle of Stirling. He kept shouting at them to “Hold”.
Varadkar has been telling his own troops to hold their nerve as the British...
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