Sunday Independent Stupid Statement of the Week September 2, 2012Posted by Garibaldy in Sunday Independent Stupid Statement of the Week.
This week’s winner, Willie Kealy, for setting up the strawman of the century at the start of his article.
Public servants are not the most vulnerable section of society. That is the conclusion to be drawn from the results of our latest Sunday Independent/Quantum Research nationwide poll of 500 homes carried out on Friday night.
Actually, scratch that.
It is not fashionable to say so, of course; it is always easier to blame somebody else –bankers, politicians, regulators, developers, the media, anybody, really, but those who have benefitted more than most from the gross mismanagement of the finances of the State.
Who has done better than the bankers, politicians and developers?
Teachers, guards, nurses, semi-state staff, and the rest of the 380,800 workers in the public sector
We know from his bizarre claim that the Tories won than the last general election that Jody Corcoran has problems with maths, but the mere suggestion that it is not the bankers and developers who have gained the most from what has gone on in the Republic over decades is simply contemptible. And that happened with the cheerleading of certain newspapers, and certain journalists who lionised them and the corrupt political system they exploited.