Pat Rabbitte: Martin’s Dáil speech misjudges the mood

Pat Rabbitte: Martin’s Dáil speech misjudges the mood
Fianna Fail leader Michael Martin

Fianna Fáil knows all about stroke politics, but it went too far in its attack on the former attorney general

‘The people are sick of experts” was the pithy summary of the somewhat eccentric Tory ideologue, Michael Gove during the Brexit referendum campaign. It neatly captures an important dimension of currently fashionable populist politics.

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