A government deal that is written on water
The last two months of haggling over Irish Water just compounded the mistakes made in its establishment
So, it was all about water. Water and one-upmanship. Eight weeks of foot dragging and pious rhetoric about new politics. All designed to camouflage the real purpose. It has been a demonstration of the worst of old politics. Political posturing pretending to offer a choice of minority governments when, in reality, what has been going on is jockeying for advantage in preparation for the next general election.
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