Mary Regan: The best we can hope for is a weak government

Mary Regan: The best we can hope for is a weak government
There are just 15 independent seats for Enda Kenny to play with, including Michael Healy Rae's Pic:

The degree to which a minority government could actually govern would be extremely limited

Lyndon Johnson’s often-quoted first lesson of politics was being able to add. But even the most basic of truisms are being tested by the current parliamentary composition. Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil – denying the numerical reality that should bring about their union – are now in a race to support a minority government that will be so low in numbers it will lack moral authority to make difficult decisions and will have to consistently...

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