The new politics is reeking of the old

The new politics is reeking of the old
Enda Kenny and Micheál Martin: Fianna Fáil wants to get its own populist way

Water charges were the top concern of 8 per cent of voters, so how have they come to dominate the narrative?

Stability or chaos. Sections of the electorate who may not have understood the import of that slogan on February 26 understand it now. And the chaos is likely to get worse. More correctly, the implications for the public interest of the chaotic situation in Dáil Éireann are likely to get worse.

The standing of political parties no longer commands the authority to convincingly argue the stability or chaos choice. Many people didn’t believe it. It...

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