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    Both polls published (or leaked) today indicate a drop in support for government parties.

    Both also indicate that FF are ahead of SF - but according to the Red C one at least not by much.

    It's possible that FF could be a couple of points ahead of SF & still come in behind them in terms of seats - especially with so many Independent transfers likely to be around. And it's also quite possible that SF will overhaul FF before the next GE.

    With a FF/SF/Ind government becoming a distinct possibility it is possible that Adams could be the leader of the largest party in government. Could he become Taoiseach, or could something similar to Richard Mulcahy withdrawing as leader of Fine Gael in 1948 happen. That was because Clann na Poblachta wouldn't join a government led by him?

    Any thoughts?

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    Sure, why not? The moral bankruptcy of the Republic's political system will then be entirely complete.

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    Quote Originally Posted by toxic avenger View Post
    Sure, why not? The moral bankruptcy of the Republic's political system will then be entirely complete.
    What - a Mulcahy scenario or Adams as Taoiseach?

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    Adams as PM? No chance.

    What is worth considering is will SF be part of a coalition govt? I'd say there is a fair (25-30% maybe) chance of that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cai View Post
    Both polls published (or leaked) today indicate a drop in support for government parties.

    Both also indicate that FF are ahead of SF - but according to the Red C one at least not by much.

    It's possible that FF could be a couple of points ahead of SF & still come in behind them in terms of seats - especially with so many Independent transfers likely to be around. And it's also quite possible that SF will overhaul FF before the next GE.

    With a FF/SF/Ind government becoming a distinct possibility it is possible that Adams could be the leader of the largest party in government. Could he become Taoiseach, or could something similar to Richard Mulcahy withdrawing as leader of Fine Gael in 1948 happen. That was because Clann na Poblachta wouldn't join a government led by him?

    Any thoughts?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cai View Post
    Both polls published (or leaked) today indicate a drop in support for government parties.

    Both also indicate that FF are ahead of SF - but according to the Red C one at least not by much.

    It's possible that FF could be a couple of points ahead of SF & still come in behind them in terms of seats - especially with so many Independent transfers likely to be around. And it's also quite possible that SF will overhaul FF before the next GE.

    With a FF/SF/Ind government becoming a distinct possibility it is possible that Adams could be the leader of the largest party in government. Could he become Taoiseach, or could something similar to Richard Mulcahy withdrawing as leader of Fine Gael in 1948 happen. That was because Clann na Poblachta wouldn't join a government led by him?

    Any thoughts?
    If he is elected Taoiseach in a general election, then so be it. That is democracy at work. The people have spoken.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cai View Post
    Both polls published (or leaked) today indicate a drop in support for government parties.

    Both also indicate that FF are ahead of SF - but according to the Red C one at least not by much.

    It's possible that FF could be a couple of points ahead of SF & still come in behind them in terms of seats - especially with so many Independent transfers likely to be around. And it's also quite possible that SF will overhaul FF before the next GE.

    With a FF/SF/Ind government becoming a distinct possibility it is possible that Adams could be the leader of the largest party in government. Could he become Taoiseach, or could something similar to Richard Mulcahy withdrawing as leader of Fine Gael in 1948 happen. That was because Clann na Poblachta wouldn't join a government led by him?

    Any thoughts?
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    I am still trying to figure out why he moved his political seat down here, so to speak. He is a very boring speaker, gets very little time, is rarely available for Dail debates, seems to know very little of Dail procedure and has turned from being a scary don'[t ever cross this man type into a man in a suit on the backbenches mumbling to an empty chamber. Nah, Mary Lour Mac is my favourite shinner. She is good. I've never voted SF and never would but she is very good.
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