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    Default Fianna Fail led rainbow?

    Everyone assumes Fianna Fail would only ever be one of TWO parties in a coalition. If you lose as many as 20 seats, as some would argue you will, and Labour can't make up the numbers (should they be so inclined), what third party would you turn to?
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    Quote Originally Posted by flyonthewall
    Everyone assumes Fianna Fail would only ever be one of TWO parties in a coalition. If you lose as many as 20 seats, as some would argue you will, and Labour can't make up the numbers (should they be so inclined), what third party would you turn to?
    One could argue there were more than two partners in the '97 - '02 coalition. Either way I can't see the party loosing 20 plus seats AND forming a government. Anything less than a 20-seat loss and the Labour party should be able to do the business, particularly if the coalition dips in to the FF gene pool.

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    FF are well past their sell by date. The only thing they are capable of leading is a frenzied headlong dash to get their snouts in the trough.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cute hoor
    FF are well past their sell by date. The only thing they are capable of leading is a frenzied headlong dash to get their snouts in the trough.
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    Default Re: Fianna Fail led rainbow?

    Quote Originally Posted by Maximus
    Quote Originally Posted by flyonthewall
    Everyone assumes Fianna Fail would only ever be one of TWO parties in a coalition. If you lose as many as 20 seats, as some would argue you will, and Labour can't make up the numbers (should they be so inclined), what third party would you turn to?
    One could argue there were more than two partners in the '97 - '02 coalition. Either way I can't see the party loosing 20 plus seats AND forming a government. Anything less than a 20-seat loss and the Labour party should be able to do the business, particularly if the coalition dips in to the FF gene pool.
    Yep the only way it could happen is if there was a massive rise in the number of independents, which would look unlikely in the current circumstances. If it did actually occur, my personal preference would be the greens. But as Max said, its very unlikely.
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    Quote Originally Posted by baldur0300
    Quote Originally Posted by cute hoor
    FF are well past their sell by date. The only thing they are capable of leading is a frenzied headlong dash to get their snouts in the trough.
    If you are only capable of simplistic name calling, rather than engaging in the debate, just get off the website.
    Great! We've got wafflers like Dempsey, the Wicklow Windbag, Trickey Mickey (the guy who doesn't read his briefs), Biffo, who'll yawn you into submission! Vote F?

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    Quote Originally Posted by flyonthewall
    Everyone assumes Fianna Fail would only ever be one of TWO parties in a coalition. If you lose as many as 20 seats, as some would argue you will, and Labour can't make up the numbers (should they be so inclined), what third party would you turn to?
    Wouldn't Independents make up the rest? If FF fell to 58-62, Labour get 20-24, then a couple of Indos would be enough.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cute hoor
    FF are well past their sell by date. The only thing they are capable of leading is a frenzied headlong dash to get their snouts in the trough.
    The Shinners are gearing up for a phone call after the big day.
    They have a dissident outfit that has already broken away because Jerry has agreed to join with the second wealthiest party(FF) in the state.
    Dont expect either of the new coalition to lower your taxes though-unless your a very fat cat.!
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    Quote Originally Posted by flyonthewall View Post
    Everyone assumes Fianna Fail would only ever be one of TWO parties in a coalition. If you lose as many as 20 seats, as some would argue you will, and Labour can't make up the numbers (should they be so inclined), what third party would you turn to?
    The signs are that FG and Labour are ging to lose bigtime at the next election.
    This leaves the back door open for FF to reclaim the seats lost at the last election.
    If things go to plan, FF will be the largest party after the election with the unenviable task of finding a coalition partner.
    I think SF and some high profile independents would be prepared to broker a deal to govern this country back to full economic health.

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    The arrogance of the f-failures on these old threads..."Yea.. well if it dosen't work out with Labour, we can have the Greens". That's what 15 years uninterrupted power does.
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