Pat Leahy: We can have a traditional election campaign with something for everyone,

Pat Leahy: We can have a traditional election campaign with something for everyone,

Or we can face up to real choices..we can’t do both

It is one of the central facts of Irish political life that people have endless expectations of their government.

Though many, or even most, people appear to have a very low opinion of the abilities of the government, and of politicians in general, they simultaneously nurture the belief that government must nonetheless solve many of society’s problems. If that seems like a contradiction, then hello and welcome to Ireland. I hope you enjoy your stay....

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