Pat Leahy: Stability versus chaos is a transparent election wheeze by the coalition parties

Pat Leahy: Stability versus chaos is a transparent election wheeze by the coalition parties
Enda Kenny will continue as taoiseach after the election even if Fine Gael and Labour fail to win a majority vote

Why is everyone – including the opposition – buying into it?

This “stability vs chaos” lark is a complete try-on by the government parties. It is astonishing that it is being swallowed so widely.

It is an attempt to define the central question of the election in terms that are incredibly favourable to the coalition parties. Indeed, to accept it is to deny any choice in the election at all. Who in their right mind would vote for chaos? I am willing to bet the anarchist...

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