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Journalistic probing doesn’t rankle politicians

I loved it.

Media: “Tánaiste, why didn’t you let the

appointment go through the system which you, yourself had championed?”

Tánaiste: “David Begg is the perfect man for the job.”

Media:”Yes, but why didn’t you let the

appointment go through the system?”

Tánaiste: “David Begg has all the attributes necessary to carry out the functions of that office.”

Media: “Yes, but....”

Could there be a more graphic illustration of the wisdom of Harold Wilson’s simple dictum: “Never mind the question, this is the answer”

Brendan Casserly

Benvoirlich

Bishopstown, Cork


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Wesley O’ Regan is the General Manager of Popscene in Voodoo Rooms, Cork city. Popscene opened last November and is Cork’s only themed bar that is dedicated to celebrating the best of the 80s and 90s. https://www.facebook.com/PopsceneCork/You've Been Served: Wesley O'Regan, Popscene

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