Áras scramble could turn into three-month soap opera

Áras scramble could turn into three-month soap opera
Áras race: 'A three-month soap opera.' Pic: Rollingnnews.ie 

Why is it that the highest office in the land can produce such an unseemly response, a kind of sensationalism that would barely be appropriate for a beauty contest, let alone Uachtarán na hÉireann?

Scramble is the only suitable word to describe the opening phase of the presidential election race. Potential candidates are flopping and dropping like flies while others are fence-sitting; honestly, you would think the office of President had only been invented last week and is the latest ‘must have’ gadget.

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