Time for FG to go to the country?

ShoutingIsLeadership

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What upside is there for FG to continue with this government?

FF is split on abortion and will not want to pull the plug before abortion legislation is passed.

Brexit is in holding-ish mode for now.

A snap election to capitalise on the positive public mood for Varadkar and Harris, before the summer comes?
 


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What upside is there for FG to continue with this government?

FF is split on abortion and will not want to pull the plug before abortion legislation is passed.

Brexit is in holding-ish mode for now.

A snap election to capitalise on the positive public mood for Varadkar and Harris, before the summer comes?
They would be mad not to, they may never be in a better place, FF all over the shop, SF swimming in a different pond to a large extent, the timing seems right for them.

Oh and Labour a nonentity.
 

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Nope - bad idea

Get on with governing and come back to us next year

Yours sincerely

FG and Yes Voter.........who will not be impressed with having to vote again this year.
 

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yes. If they had an ounce of sense.
 

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What upside is there for FG to continue with this government?

FF is split on abortion and will not want to pull the plug before abortion legislation is passed.

Brexit is in holding-ish mode for now.

A snap election to capitalise on the positive public mood for Varadkar and Harris, before the summer comes?
If the youth vote comes out in the next election FFG should be very worried. A good campaign by Mary Lou would see a huge change. What young person do you know has a good opinion of FFG ?
 

ShoutingIsLeadership

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Nope - bad idea

Get on with governing and come back to us next year

Yours sincerely

FG and Yes Voter.........who will not be impressed with having to vote again this year.
Why so? Their governing has housing in a mess, and it's not getting better any soon.
 

Northsideman

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yes. If they had an ounce of sense.
Indeed theycould even engineer it with a clever stoke and FF blamed, they are totally in diasarray right now.
 

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Why so? Their governing has housing in a mess, and it's not getting better any soon.
That issue will explode when the courts start mass evictions and that is coming to a home near you soon.
 

bokuden

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Indeed theycould even engineer it with a clever stoke and FF blamed, they are totally in diasarray right now.
Yes FF are in rag order at the moment. martin has lost control of the party.
 

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Do you want to see SF as the largest party after a GE?
 

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Politics aside, there might be a legitimate position to seek a new Dail before the abortion legislation is passed, so every potential legislator has to clarify their position to the electorate.
 

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Why so? Their governing has housing in a mess, and it's not getting better any soon.
This referendum ,like previous ones , has no relationship with the regular political cycle - FG are treading water at the moment - up one month - down the next month.......

Also - "Real Politics" is dictated by financial concerns..............there will be a budget in October whose effects won't be felt until the new year and people don't like going to the polls in the wintertime unless absolutely necessary..............might tie in nicely with the locals and Europeans next May/June.

No incentive for FG to go the polls at the moment - you might want them to go to the polls to express your opinions on their government - but what is in it for them?
 

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Do you want to see SF as the largest party after a GE?
I doubt they is any chance of that, they could pass out FF and then have to form government with FG as a wrecked FF wouldn't tolerate another deal.
 

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Mass evictions? I'd be amazed.
Do think all the vulture funds don't want their investment back?

Even if the houses are buy to let there are tenants in them who will be turfed out, it's coming down the line like an express train and it's going to be a massive issue.
 

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you might want them to go to the polls to express your opinions on their government - but what is in it for them?
What is in it for anyone?

They need to put the heads down and get stuck into fixing so many problems.

We have a minority Government, so all elected representatives can have an input if they are so minded.

That is preferable to any obvious outcome for a 2018 GE.
 


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