Is Micheál Martin the Worst Opposition Leader in the History of the State?



james toney

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Fianna Fail only 14% in Dublin..... Micheal Martin is a monumental failure as FF leader.
 

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He really is terrible, and never made a case for FF and not someone else, and aside from his party came to look like a section of FG. That said, he'll likely do everything short of selling his mother to become Taoiseach, so any idea that SF might soil him somehow, have vanished. Yet there's a chance he'll be the first FF leader never to make Taoiseach.
 

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He really is terrible, and never made a case for FF and not someone else, and aside from his party came to look like a section of FG. That said, he'll likely do everything short of selling his mother to become Taoiseach, so any idea that SF might soil him somehow, have vanished. Yet there's a chance he'll be the first FF leader never to make Taoiseach.
True,He is damaged goods and will do and say anything to stay in power.
 

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If Michaél Martin does not go into government surely then he has to go ; jump or pushed.
 

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Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin is facing calls to “consider his position” by grassroots party members in Co Cavan.

Shane P O’Reilly, Fianna Fáil cathaoirleach of Cavan County Council, said he has “never seen such anger” among party activists as he has since the outcome of the general election.
 

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Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin is facing calls to “consider his position” by grassroots party members in Co Cavan.

Shane P O’Reilly, Fianna Fáil cathaoirleach of Cavan County Council, said he has “never seen such anger” among party activists as he has since the outcome of the general election.
Is O'Reilly a teenager, knows little of FF or has very short memory.
 

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Is Michaél going to Piss or get off the Pot.

At the moment he is Piggy in the Middle on the Pot.
 

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Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin is facing calls to “consider his position” by grassroots party members in Co Cavan.

Shane P O’Reilly, Fianna Fáil cathaoirleach of Cavan County Council, said he has “never seen such anger” among party activists as he has since the outcome of the general election.
This must be a bigger shock for them than 2011.
 

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FF need to eject Micheál immediately. He is said to be nice man, a reflective man. He had to deal with the loss of two of his children, but he is desperately weak and ill equipped to be a leader. Pulling Enda's strings sometimes was his jam, but it has to symbolic of something that one of his protégées, Lisa Chamber lost her seat. His soft woke, nothing in particular, pro big business politics, if this middle manager has politics of any sort, belongs to the past in most of the West.
 

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The big move against Martin won't take long....but will it succeed?
 

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The big move against Martin won't take long....but will it succeed?
Never underestimate the ruthlessness of FFers on the make. Around the time Haughey was running for leader, they were physically beating each up. For some, deposing Martin will be their last chance at a ministerial pension.
 

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He has cost his party many seats....and if he continues to be desperate and ignore the obvious.. it will cost FF dearly.
 

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Fianna Fail only 14% in Dublin..... Micheal Martin is a monumental failure as FF leader.
On 20th January Fionnán Sheahan wrote an incisive piece in the Irish Independent; Fine Gael was on 20pc, Fianna Fail was at 32pc. Sinn Fein was on 19%. When all the votes were counted Fine Gael had 20.9% , Fianna Fail had 22.2%. In essence Fine Gael stood still, Fianna Fail dropped 10% points and Sinn Fein made a significant gain, reaching 24.5%. In very simple terms the Fine Gael election campaign achieved nothing and the Fianna Fail campaign was a big failure. The idea that the two leaders that led their parties into the wilderness should be the leaders of the country for the next few years seems absurd, but that seems to be 2020 politics.
 

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Gardaí in Cork city are investigating the death of a homeless woman in her 40s, whose body was discovered at around 11am this morning.
Micheal Martin will be on later with his false outrage to blame Fine Gael and Eoghan Murphy......the same people he and FF backed and propped up for the last four years.
 

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Gardaí in Cork city are investigating the death of a homeless woman in her 40s, whose body was discovered at around 11am this morning.
Micheal Martin will be on later with his false outrage to blame Fine Gael and Eoghan Murphy......the same people he and FF backed and propped up for the last four years.
What else would you expect from an FFer, schooled by Ahern & Co.
 


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