Friday, June 05, 2009

Greens fail the Principle test - again.

In recent days there has been considerable media kerfuffle about what transpired in a post-election telephone conversation between the leaders of Fine Gael and the Greens.

Given the size of the prize, would it not have been extraordinary of Enda Kenny had not given serious consideration to every possible political combination?

To his credit, principle triumphed over his ambition to occupy the Taoiseach’s office. The Greens, however, failed their test.

Footnote: Published as a letter in the Irish Independent.

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