As usual, the public rarely even come into the thoughts of our ruling class except at election time.
Why is it that gardaí get such special treatment (earlier this week) because a few of them were brave? What did they imagine they were becoming gardaí for — to write parking tickets? Secondly. what about the ordinary members of the public who helped me, as the victim of an armed robbery a couple of years ago when the gardaí didn’t turn up for an hour?
I don’t recall any of those great men getting even a thank you letter from the Government. But why would I even imagine that our system has any interest in decent taxpayers except to pay for their blunderings?
Richard D Barton
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