Fine Gael beauty contest utterly devoid of the important questions

Fine Gael beauty contest utterly devoid of  the important questions

A compellingly straightforward approach will secure the party’s top job, but Varadkar and Coveney need to start talking about Brexit

The Fine Gael leadership campaign is finally underway. But much of what we’re hearing is nonsense, since there isn’t a sliver of political difference between the two contenders. Essentially it’s a sort of beauty contest, or more likely a political suitability competition.

It might be worthwhile for Fine Gael to remember that its choice isn’t just heading up the party, but will have to lead it into the next election. In other...

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