Pat Rabbitte: Independent tails wag the government dog, and the tale is jaded

Pat Rabbitte: Independent tails wag the government dog, and the tale is jaded
Stephen Donnelly Pic: RollingNews.ie

Is the electorate returning to the idea that party structure and discipline in politics have merit after all?

I had my own tax-free windfall last week that not even Margrethe Vestager can attack. A small wager that the Social Democrats party would become two, rather than three, deputies before the year was out came home earlier than I had expected.

Three prima donnas in one parliamentary party is a challenge at any time. Three prima donnas in a parliamentary party of only three members is at least two too many.

When Stephen Donnelly...

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