Democracy in action

Clipping from the Cork Evening Echo of the Ned O'Keeffe story.

Clipping from the Cork Evening Echo of the Ned O'Keeffe story.

I will resume posting properly shortly – other fish to fry at the moment.  But I do feel obliged to break cover briefly to pass on this from the Public Enquiry website.

In brief, a TD dismisses the idea of representing the rather reasonable demands of a primary school because not enough people in that neighbourhood voted for him. The story by Padraig Hoare was carried in the Evening Echo on Thursday July 2 and is being given a bit of a further airing by Gavin Sheridan.

I don’t blame Ned so much as our very, very sick political system. It rewards the likes of Ned and promotes that princely  sense of entitlement he exhibits. And worst of all, we keep on voting these people in.

Please read the article here and/or Gavin’s commentary. And pass it on.

Advertisements

2 Responses

  1. I read this in the paper at the time. It was peculiarly comforting to realise that such enormous political arrogance isn’t confined to the UK!

  2. […] as that of His Royal Highness Ned “droit de seigneur” O’Keeffe during his recent notorious […]

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: