Pat Rabbitte: Voters should be careful what they wish for

Pat Rabbitte: Voters should be careful what they wish for
Will voters be voting in Gerry Adams on Friday? Picture: RollingNews.ie

Does anybody seriously think the small parties’ proposals are workable?

Imagine the following scenario. Taoiseach Enda Kenny goes to Áras an Uachtaráin to ask President Michael D Higgins to dissolve the 31st Dáil. On his return from the Phoenix Park, the leaders of the two government parties hold a press conference. They announce that they will not repeal the emergency tax, known as the USC; that they will continue austerity conditions generally for another five years; and that whatever resources that become available will be used to write down debt.

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