Little sign of crisis among our nation’s precious politicians

Read Tim Pat’s opinion column in the Irish Times

“We have heard more words in a few days from disgruntled Fianna Fáil politicians objecting to their salaries being cut, or their ministries lost, than we got over the Galway tent/tribunal years from the combined ranks on both sides of the Dáil chamber on the risks of a property bubble. The Irish electorate have for too long tolerated the stroke-pulling, nods-and-winks culture of government by child or grandchild of former deputies.”