No more lionising of Leo after he flunks first big test

No more lionising of Leo after he flunks first big test
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar with newly appointed ministers Heather Humphreys, Josepha Madigan and Simon Coveney at Government Buildings Sam Boal/RollingNews

The resignation of Frances Fitzgerald last Tuesday was widely viewed as the Taoiseach having failed to grapple with his first major political crisis

It has been an article of faith in Irish politics that Leo Varadkar is not a conventional politician. So we shouldn’t have been surprised that he approached the crisis over his embattled former tánaiste in an unconventional way.

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