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    Less of a sense that we're a corrupt little kip run by jackboot liberal fascists.
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    Del Boy simultaneously on coke and heroin

    Probably would have had massive car boot sales at the Áras

    It would not have been pleasant

    Cyp
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    Quote Originally Posted by cyberianpan View Post
    Del Boy simultaneously on coke and heroin

    Probably would have had massive car boot sales at the Áras

    It would not have been pleasant

    Cyp
    What sort of reméis talk are you spluttering?
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    There's a second order effect that people have not considered. Higgins needed to be moved out of the way while the Stickies destroyed Labour by going in with FG. Had the Frontline stitchup not taken place, Higgins would have lost.

    Higgins would have remained in Labour and caused problems for the Stickies and their little retirement plan. The stability of the FG/labour government would have been a problem and it may have led to a split in Labour with the Stickies and their collaborators staying in with FG and a splinter section of Labour walking out of government.

    This would have created a left of centre party that would have damaged FF's recovery and also would have taken a lot of the momentum away from SF's recent growth. This left of centre splinter party would have taken a large number of seats in the 2016 GE and FF would have been close to the position in which Labour finds itself now with only one seat more than the PBP/Solidarity group.

    So Higgins, the fake tweet, Frontline president and former FF member is potentially a major factor in FF's recovery. And if Gallagher had won, Labour would have survived instead of becoming a micro-party led by Brendan Who.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jmcc View Post
    There's a second order effect that people have not considered. Higgins needed to be moved out of the way while the Stickies destroyed Labour by going in with FG. Had the Frontline stitchup not taken place, Higgins would have lost.

    Higgins would have remained in Labour and caused problems for the Stickies and their little retirement plan. The stability of the FG/labour government would have been a problem and it may have led to a split in Labour with the Stickies and their collaborators staying in with FG and a splinter section of Labour walking out of government.

    This would have created a left of centre party that would have damaged FF's recovery and also would have taken a lot of the momentum away from SF's recent growth. This left of centre splinter party would have taken a large number of seats in the 2016 GE and FF would have been close to the position in which Labour finds itself now with only one seat more than the PBP/Solidarity group.

    So Higgins, the fake tweet, Frontline president and former FF member is potentially a major factor in FF's recovery. And if Gallagher had won, Labour would have survived instead of becoming a micro-party led by Brendan Who.
    I don't think Higgin's view would have mattered a shyte to the other Labour Grandees, they were in it for the perks and the pensions and were never going to walk!
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    Why did The Shinners assist Higgins - to destroy Eff Eff or as a thank you for removing S.31?
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    Quote Originally Posted by General Urko View Post
    I don't think Higgin's view would have mattered a shyte to the other Labour Grandees, they were in it for the perks and the pensions and were never going to walk!
    The Stickies and their collaborators would not have walked. The Labourites who didn't have a ministerial pension and weren't Stickies and wanted to be reelected might have.
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    Quote Originally Posted by General Urko View Post
    What sort of reméis talk are you spluttering?
    Sean Gallagher had a lunatic vision for the Presidency ...him as some sort of fixer/ambassador to get more deals/jobs for Ireland

    Also man is a Walter Mitty ...no serious business experience, bar his form filling consultancy etc

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    It was never going to happen. Michael d was always going to win
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    It would have been better to cancel the presidency than put Gallagher in the Aras, nothing about the man made him suitable for the role, as taxpayers we had a lucky escape on that one, Michael D was the right choice
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