Can the country afford to have Michael Martin as Taoiseach during Brexit?

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Over recent days chatter and more chatter about a possible election this year, Paddy Power slashing its odds today for GE17 to 1/2, some saying the government could accidentally find itself in election mode very soon. Couple that with the most recent opinion poll on the weekend putting Fianna Fáil very, very comfortablely way out in front. Fine Gael's worst B&A poll for six years and Fianna Fáil's best B&A poll for six years.

Now this country in the next few years has to navigate itself through the Brexit waters, is Michael Martin and Fianna Fáil really the person and party to steer this ship?
The last time we had a major crisis, Fianna Fáil were cowboys at the wheel, Michael Martin one of the most senior ministers.

And if we are to believe Bertie that it was all de Lemans Brudders, not Fianna Fáil, well just look at how that worked out with Fianna Fáil overseeing that crisis.

A fresh election will probably bring a Taoiseach Martin, is that what the country needs?
 
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Over recent days chatter and more chatter about a possible election this year, Paddy Power slashing its odds today for GE17 to 1/2, some saying the government could accidentally find itself in election mode. Couple that with the most recent opinion poll on the weekend putting Fianna Fáil very, very comfortablely way out in front. Fine Gaels worst B&A poll for six years and Fianna Fáil's best B&A poll for six years.

Now this country in the next few years has to navigate itself through the Brexit waters, is Michael Martin and Fianna Fáil really the person and party to steer this ship..
The last time we had a major crisis, Fianna Fáil were cowboys at the wheel, Michael Martin one of the most senior ministers.

And if we believe Bertie that it was all de Lemans Brudders, not Fianna Fáil, well just look at how that worked out with Fianna Fáil overseeing that crisis.

A fresh election will probably bring a Taoiseach Martin, is that what the country needs?
It looks like our media friends are trying to revive labour while bigging up the scumboys of destiny.
Obviously they're pushing for a GE and a FF/lab coalition.

Voters should remember that Michael 'Owen O'Callaghan's money was just resting in my wife's Dublin bank account' Martin was a senior minister in the three FF governments that bankrupted the country and brought the IMF to our shores.
His new found buddy Brendan Howlin was part of the EMC which inflicted the most vicious cuts onto the weakest in society during the 5 years of the FG/Lab government.

I know Paddy has a short memory, but is he really that stupid too?
 

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What are the other options in FF, o cuiv? A polite individual. appears to put some taught into what he says.

Mcguinness?
 

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I know Paddy has a short memory, but is he really that stupid too?
The short answer is, unfortunately, yes.

Centuries of slaughter and the last 100 years of regular bouts of forced emigration have drastically thinned the gene pool. Hundreds of thousands of highly educated, skilled, trained workers fled the country in the latest bout of emigration after FF destroyed the economy in the Bertie Bubble. What you are left with are a minority of functioning people who are too stubborn to leave; and a vast mass of drooling morons who are ready and willing to have Fianna Fail whisper sweet nothings in their ear, before knifing them in the back, stealing their wallet and raping the corpse...all over again...rinse and repeat.

Within a decade or so there'll be another FF-induced car-crash, another wave of emigration, and the whole sorry cycle will trundle along. Again.
 

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What are the other options in FF, o cuiv? A polite individual. appears to put some taught into what he says.

Mcguinness?
Time for Taoiseach O'Dea to step forward. No foreign power will take liberties with Wee Willie in charge.
He and he alone can put manners on the Brits, the Eurocrats and President Trump.

 

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The short answer is, unfortunately, yes.

Centuries of slaughter and the last 100 years of regular bouts of forced emigration have drastically thinned the gene pool. Hundreds of thousands of highly educated, skilled, trained workers fled the country in the latest bout of emigration after FF destroyed the economy in the Bertie Bubble. What you are left with are a minority of functioning people who are too stubborn to leave; and a vast mass of drooling morons who are ready and willing to have Fianna Fail whisper sweet nothings in their ear, before knifing them in the back, stealing their wallet and raping the corpse...all over again...rinse and repeat.

Within a decade or so there'll be another FF-induced car-crash, another wave of emigration, and the whole sorry cycle will trundle along. Again.
Never was a high sense of self regard so ill deserved. Clearly some of the drooling morons also emigrated.
 

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Over recent days chatter and more chatter about a possible election this year, Paddy Power slashing its odds today for GE17 to 1/2, some saying the government could accidentally find itself in election mode. Couple that with the most recent opinion poll on the weekend putting Fianna Fáil very, very comfortablely way out in front. Fine Gael's worst B&A poll for six years and Fianna Fáil's best B&A poll for six years.

Now this country in the next few years has to navigate itself through the Brexit waters, is Michael Martin and Fianna Fáil really the person and party to steer this ship?
The last time we had a major crisis, Fianna Fáil were cowboys at the wheel, Michael Martin one of the most senior ministers.

And if we are to believe Bertie that it was all de Lemans Brudders, not Fianna Fáil, well just look at how that worked out with Fianna Fáil overseeing that crisis.

A fresh election will probably bring a Taoiseach Martin, is that what the country needs?
It's a tough one alright, but in all fairness Homer Simpson would be better than pinocchio.
 

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Well maybe next time FG are given the opportunity of a generation , they won't feck it up quite as spectacularly as they have this time
 

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Clearly some of the drooling morons also emigrated.
Na, they're still here and supporting the scumboys of destiny.
That's the same scumboys of destiny who are supporting FG in their latest screw up.
 

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It's a tough one alright, but in all fairness Homer Simpson would be better than pinocchio.
That sir, is a question as old as time itself.
 

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Over recent days chatter and more chatter about a possible election this year, Paddy Power slashing its odds today for GE17 to 1/2, some saying the government could accidentally find itself in election mode. Couple that with the most recent opinion poll on the weekend putting Fianna Fáil very, very comfortablely way out in front. Fine Gael's worst B&A poll for six years and Fianna Fáil's best B&A poll for six years.

Now this country in the next few years has to navigate itself through the Brexit waters, is Michael Martin and Fianna Fáil really the person and party to steer this ship?
The last time we had a major crisis, Fianna Fáil were cowboys at the wheel, Michael Martin one of the most senior ministers.

And if we are to believe Bertie that it was all de Lemans Brudders, not Fianna Fáil, well just look at how that worked out with Fianna Fáil overseeing that crisis.

A fresh election will probably bring a Taoiseach Martin, is that what the country needs?
Why not? Trump won - nothing would surprise me
 

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"Sure we need loads of new houses" maybe we should put FF in since they were so good at that:D
 

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Maybe we should all vote for Sinn Fein with Adams as Taoiseach.

We'll be like Greece in no time.
Ireland isn't Greece.

Is that too hard for you to understand or do you actually understand the difference.

Perhaps you could give a few examples of how SF policy compares to Syrzia policy?
 

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over recent days chatter and more chatter about a possible election this year, paddy power slashing its odds today for ge17 to 1/2, some saying the government could accidentally find itself in election mode very soon. Couple that with the most recent opinion poll on the weekend putting fianna fáil very, very comfortablely way out in front. Fine gael's worst b&a poll for six years and fianna fáil's best b&a poll for six years.

Now this country in the next few years has to navigate itself through the brexit waters, is michael martin and fianna fáil really the person and party to steer this ship?
The last time we had a major crisis, fianna fáil were cowboys at the wheel, michael martin one of the most senior ministers.

And if we are to believe bertie that it was all de lemans brudders, not fianna fáil, well just look at how that worked out with fianna fáil overseeing that crisis.

A fresh election will probably bring a taoiseach martin, is that what the country needs?
#abmm
 

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Look at the positives another recession combined with Brexit and the FFers will be booted out.
For 4 or 5 years as FG/L do their usual unlikable arrogant sneeringly incompetent act, until the forelock-tugging peasantry forget all about the last few disastrous FFailure governments and come cringing back liked a whipped cur to the siren-call of "one for everyone in the audience".

The Paddy element in the electorate are hopeless, they'll never change and never learn.
 

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Fear not.

For when it appears that nothing can prevent Martin's cold talons from clasping the reins of power...

Then she will return...

As if summoned by the howling condemned souls of a generation....

She shall arise, and smite his decrepit hands from his wrist.

She will come, and she shall ride a pale mount,,,,and salvation shall follow her.

(c) M Hanafin, Election manifesto 2016
 


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