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    Default Why are Fianna Fail so corrupt?

    I mean do they just attract a certain class of criminal?

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    Default Re: Why are Fianna Fail so corrupt?

    Quote Originally Posted by Nagy
    I mean do they just attract a certain class of criminal?
    Maybe you should ask the guards

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    Default Re: Why are Fianna Fail so corrupt?

    Because the electoral doesn't provide an incentive for them to be any different. its that simple.
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    Default Re: Why are Fianna Fail so corrupt?

    Speaking of which, is there a redc poll tomorrow?
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    Default Re: Why are Fianna Fail so corrupt?

    Q: Why are Fianna Fail so corrupt?

    A: Why shouldn't they be? They are just managing the economy. They have no ideology to speak of, they are just representing the interests of big (and not so big) business, and business is by its very nature corrupt. Once they had given up on any ambition to change things for the better for the broader society, then why wouldn't they start looking for a fat bit for themselves out of the profits their policies were making for their friends and relations?

    This sort of thing happens a lot in post -colonial societies. The new ruling class simply replaces the former colonists and replicates their behaviour.

    Fair play to them really. They are behaving the only way they can, and you may as well criticise a dog for barking than this crowd for being on the take.

    It's just sad when you see them up in Arbour Hill putting a wreath on James Connolly's grave. If they had been around in his time they would have been calling for his execution.

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    Default Re: Why are Fianna Fail so corrupt?

    cos there in power their corrupt as any party would be if they were in power that much, but then power is their motive
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    Default Re: Why are Fianna Fail so corrupt?

    because since the exposure of cjh as a tax cheat, kept man, etc, approx 40% of the electorate has consistently given ff a mandate to do whatever ff wants to do;
    regardless of any wrongs ff commit, or have committed, 40% of the voters still give ff carte blanche to continue to do so;
    therefore whatever ff do its with the permission, consent and collaboration of 40% of our family members, friends, neighbours, work colleagues, team mates, etc;
    thats it, plain and simple;

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    Default Re: Why are Fianna Fail so corrupt?

    why does the scorpion bite the fox crossing the river

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    Default Re: Why are Fianna Fail so corrupt?

    Quote Originally Posted by Nagy
    Why are Fianna Fail so corrupt?
    Because the electorate allow them to be.
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    Default Re: Why are Fianna Fail so corrupt?

    Quote Originally Posted by blinding
    why does the scorpion bite the fox crossing the river
    I honestly don't know

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