Who will dare say out loud ‘the emperor has no clothes’?


By Fintan O’Toole (for the Irish Times)

In a normal democracy, urgent questions are asked when the prime minister says things that are wildly untrue. Was he lying or deluded? Which of these possibilities is more alarming? If he was lying, had he never heard of Google? If he genuinely didn’t know what the Government has been up to, why is he in government?

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