- Feb 11, 2008
I hear he is thinking of running again in Dublin South East. Despite being booted out twice and despite being a member of the government that brought us the worst crash of all time.
Well failing to get elected doesn't compromise anyone's right to run for election again, as I'm sure you'll agree. But now that he is talking about running, perhaps the herd here and elsewhere will start to see his cynical misuse of Oireachtas privilege regarding the Maria Bailey case in its proper light. McDowell is no have-a-go crusader for justice - as one of the most senior legal people in the State, had any other Senator done what he did in any case he was involved with, he'd be first up to the bench to say the case had been prejudiced.I hear he is thinking of running again in Dublin South East. Despite being booted out twice and despite being a member of the government that brought us the worst crash of all time.
Not sure who the FG press are but anyone who attacks the legal cartel can expect to be attacked at every opportunity. The problem with Ross is he doesn't want to do the mundane work that being in charge of a department entails.Shane Ross gets constantly attacked by Fg press. Part of the reason is his attack on the legal profession.
The press fail to highlight he is doing a decent enough job running his department.