Inquiry must look at role of politics
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By Fintan O’Toole (for the Irish Times)

Paranoia is generally the most sane response to anything our rulers do. So, after all the leaks about the Government’s intentions to hold a banking inquiry in secret, my immediate reaction is to demand a public parliamentary inquiry. Thinking more coldly about it, however, I reluctantly concluded that such an inquiry would be essentially useless.

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