March was the last time that FG were at 34% or above.I seem to remember polls in the mid 30s.
You can't compare to polls immediately before the putsch as the damage was already being done then.
No SBPost poll this weekend. RedC might have been conducting a poll for your local media or for a political party.I got the call from Red C yesterday afternoon - the poll dealt with political preference, economic issues and crime. Wasn't informed who was the contracting media organisation or the date the poll results would be published. Presumably next weekend?
The FG dervishes will come on here and write tedious, 1000 word essays on the flawed methodology of the polls and how it's mathematically impossible for FG to lose seats.What will happen to Enda Kenny if FF overtakes FG in any polls that are conducted in the next few weeks?
I'm not a FG supporter.March was the last time that FG were at 34% or above.
How can you blame a putsch that hadn't taken place yet and which was triggered by a bad opinion poll for the bad opinion poll?
If this is an example of Fine Gael logic then God help us all!
Discontent and plotting are not the same thing.I'm not a FG supporter.
But I do know that whether I look in Ireland, Britain or further afield a party that indulges in infighting suffers in the polls.
It would be rewriting history to suggest that the first time discontent was noted in FG was when Bruton actually challenged Kenny. A trawl through the threads on here would easily confirm that.
Actually, I don't think it helps, although FF have been more successful in keeping the problems hidden.Lots of FFers are discontented with Brian Cowen; are they to blame for FF's poor poll performance?
Well no offense, but thats a matter of your own ignorance then. You should try looking for it rather that waiting for it to be spoonfed to you.If Bruton is such a brilliant man , why have we not heard from him for the past few months, everyone wants him as leader of FG or minister for finance, but he has not come up with any policy documents that might show us a different way to doing things. To me he is not very impressive at all and would not convince me to vote for FG if he was leader
It isn't a about running a bloody soccer team. It is about running the government of Ireland!A team leader can only do so much, especially if he is working with a team of limited ability who are individualistic.
Dog's dinner of a leadership?It isn't a about running a bloody soccer team. It is about running the government of Ireland!
And to lead the government of Ireland, you've got to be a leader. The mess that is the current, temporary, government of Ireland is leaderless, unless you categorise that village idiot on tour Cowen as a leader. And yet Enda Kenny can't even run the leadership of FG without making a complete dog's dinner of the whole thing. Up Mayo, indeed.