Sunday Independent Stupid Statement of the Week July 29, 2012Posted by Garibaldy in Sunday Independent Stupid Statement of the Week.
Slim pickings today, not from an outbreak of sense but rather because a lot of the paper isn’t online yet. I was pleased to see the Sindo covering the low level of tax paid by the richest. But then again, this is the Sindo, and so Louise McBride offers us this
Many of Ireland’s mega rich do have to pay big tax bills — but many more have shipped big losses from the bust which they can offset against gains.
So that’s alright then.
Jody Corcoran did make me laugh.
Those two idealogues in Government, Leo Varadkar and Pat Rabbitte, last week chose that Official Ireland love-in, the MacGill Summer School, to sound off on the future of the media in a debate entitled ‘The Media and Democracy’.
The idea Rabbitte is an ideologue is amusing. The idea that Varadkar is the only right-wing ideologue in the government is much less so.