How to get a reputation as the gang that can’t shoot straight… March 13, 2013Posted by WorldbyStorm in Irish Politics.
…is what comes to mind when reading this.
..mad to embark on a campaign against a wrongdoing that he was involved in himself.
Mr Ross said his actions were “political insanity” and had been damaging to all politicians.
Well, yes. Not least because there are obvious ramifications here as detailed in the RTÉ report.
It doesn’t change the bigger picture, the bigger issue, which is the fact that we have evidence of serious malpractice in the Garda Síochana. The termination of penalty points is widespread.
Perhaps there’s something in that… but one also thinks of the the vetting process that US Presidential hopefuls have to go through. One would have thought it a sensible precaution if making a public statement on any issue to be 100% clear that everyone is in a position to do so without any fear of inconvenient events relating to that issue that might give rise to accusations of hypocrisy.
One would think.