JANE CLIFTON: A conga line of eejits

Jane Clifton
Fri, 10 Jul 2020

Jane Clifton
Fri, 10 Jul 2020
The political antics of this week bring irresistibly to mind an old Irish expression: who put a coin in the eejit?The conga-line of people doing – even by their own woeful standards – inexplicably dopey things was a veritable Mr Bean flash-dance. At least the latest covid quarantine escapee had a rational excuse for his idiocy: a spot of grocery shopping.  The errant politicos were all exponents of the surprisingly common philosophy that when you’re in a hole, the only sensible course is vigorous further ex...
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