If the young men in gray suits come Taoiseach, tell them you are calling a General Election.

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The latest antics of Fine Gael's young men, who want to retire the Taoiseach are growing ever more frantic. The low level of Fine Gael support, relative to the new Fianna Fáil surge, indicate, any Election will deliver power to Fianna Fáil.

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny, the lucky General, is blessed again, by a recent drop in support. Fianna Fáil gamble that An Taoiseach can only lose more support, at this stage, setting up even better prospects, for an election if they wait for the Garda Gate matter, to develop, and for more details to seep out.

Most of the Fine Gael grumbler TDs s having demonstrated their disloyal nature, have also demonstrated to the next Leader that they are not to be trusted in terms of future loyalty.

Enda's last line off defence, is the nuclear option, the trip to the Park, triggering an election, that many of the grumblers, simply would not survive. Were it not for the nuclear option, and his willingness to use it, Enda would already be gone to his retirement. Rumors of his demise are greatly exaggerated.

The best interests of the Country would be served by the next Taoiseach succeeding only after a General Election.
 
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Neither Varadkar nor Coveney wants to be Taoiseach on March 17, because they want to avoid the tricky dilemma of not criticising Trump and being excoriated by the Irish media.
 

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Do you actually know who has the power to call an election?
 
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Varadkar as Taoiseach and Howlin as Tanaiste.......................... would that be called a "Marraige of Convenience" and who would play the Dominant role ?
 

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Do you actually know who has the power to call an election?
It would be difficult for the President to refuse the advice of the Taoiseach.
 

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Read the title of your own OP.
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Do You expect the Taoiseach to tell the young rebels that he is going to the Park to beg the dissolution of the Dáil?
 

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The Fine Gael rules say the membership must be allowed vote for the next leader.
 

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And what if the men in white medical coats show up ?

Send them to the voters who picked EK's back seat driver, Meehaul Martin ?
 

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The latest antics of Fine Gael's young men, who want to retire the Taoiseach are growing ever more frantic. The low level of Fine Gael support, relative to the new Fianna Fáil surge, indicate, any Election will deliver power to Fianna Fáil.

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny, the lucky General, is blessed again, by a recent drop in support. Fianna Fáil gamble that An Taoiseach can only lose more support, at this stage, setting up even better prospects, for an election if they wait for the Garda Gate matter, to develop, and for more details to seep out.
You remind me of that immigrant to Venice who loved not wisely, but too well
 

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The profile of the electorate for the marriage referendum differed a lot from that that turns out for a general election. The general election electorate is more conservative.
 

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The latest antics of Fine Gael's young men, who want to retire the Taoiseach are growing ever more frantic. The low level of Fine Gael support, relative to the new Fianna Fáil surge, indicate, any Election will deliver power to Fianna Fáil.

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny, the lucky General, is blessed again, by a recent drop in support. Fianna Fáil gamble that An Taoiseach can only lose more support, at this stage, setting up even better prospects, for an election if they wait for the Garda Gate matter, to develop, and for more details to seep out.

Most of the Fine Gael grumbler TDs s having demonstrated their disloyal nature, have also demonstrated to the next Leader that they are not to be trusted in terms of future loyalty.

Enda's last line off defence, is the nuclear option, the trip to the Park, triggering an election, that many of the grumblers, simply would not survive. Were it not for the nuclear option, and his willingness to use it, Enda would already be gone to his retirement. Rumors of his demise are greatly exaggerated.

The best interests of the Country would be served by the next Taoiseach succeeding only after a General Election.
You really are bricking it about Leo!
 

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The latest antics of Fine Gael's young men, who want to retire the Taoiseach are growing ever more frantic. The low level of Fine Gael support, relative to the new Fianna Fáil surge, indicate, any Election will deliver power to Fianna Fáil.

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny, the lucky General, is blessed again, by a recent drop in support. Fianna Fáil gamble that An Taoiseach can only lose more support, at this stage, setting up even better prospects, for an election if they wait for the Garda Gate matter, to develop, and for more details to seep out.

Most of the Fine Gael grumbler TDs s having demonstrated their disloyal nature, have also demonstrated to the next Leader that they are not to be trusted in terms of future loyalty.

Enda's last line off defence, is the nuclear option, the trip to the Park, triggering an election, that many of the grumblers, simply would not survive. Were it not for the nuclear option, and his willingness to use it, Enda would already be gone to his retirement. Rumors of his demise are greatly exaggerated.

The best interests of the Country would be served by the next Taoiseach succeeding only after a General Election.
If there was a heave on within FG and Kenny went up to the Park, I very much doubt Higgins would give him his General Election. In fact I think he'd be ill advised try.
 

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If there was a heave on within FG and Kenny went up to the Park, I very much doubt Higgins would give him his General Election. In fact I think he'd be ill advised try.
Would Fianna Fáil support Leo as Taoiseach? The President would look foolish if he rejected the Taoiseach's advice.
 

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Kenny has won the motion of no Confidence 57 -52
 


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