Last week in this paper, Paul Rouse analysed the GAA’s ticket price increase with his customary skill. Offering a wider context to those price increases was his trump card, because it deployed one of the GAA’s strongest core beliefs against itself: that it is a game, or games, of the people, writes Michael Moynihan.
This can be a sticky wicket, because whenever you refer to “the people” you’re referring to a very diverse group.
It’s entirely possibly you’ll offend a huge swathe of the population whose outlook doesn’t mesh with the huge swathe whose outlook serves your rhetorical needs.
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