Matt Cooper: Martin damned if he does and damned if he doesn’t go to US
With the Covid-19 situation unlikely to have improved by March, the Taoiseach will face criticism whether he visits the White House on St Patrick’s Day or not
It’s pretty safe to say that if US president Joe Biden invites Micheál Martin to visit the White House for St Patrick’s Day, the Taoiseach will go to Washington DC.
If he does go, there will be an outpouring of criticism on social media and in messages to radio shows. It has already started in anticipation of the trip, before an invitation has been made, let alone accepted. Many...
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