From the Irish Independent 6th Aug 2009 ... "Green Party is heading for an early extinction and its death should be a source of unbridled joy".
I dont agree with Myres most of the time, and I certanly dont agree with much of what he says in this article ... especially the bit about GM foods. However there are some very interesting things in the article which are difficult to ignore.
Myers says ... "The Green Party is heading for an early extinction, like a short-lived animal species that failed to genetically modify to cope with climate change, and its death should be a source of unbridled joy".
And one of the reasons Myres gives for this "early extinction"? A lack of Green integrity from Eamon Ryan ...
Myers again ... "For in an outstanding example of Green integrity, Eamon Ryan promised in the last election that Ireland would never, ever have nuclear fuel. And almost the first thing he did once he was a minister in government was to sign an agreement to buy nuclear power from Britain".
More about the importation of British nuke power by Eamon Ryan from Myers ... "The Greens backing Ireland's importation of nuclear energy is just too delicious for words".
As I have said above, I would disagree with Myers most of the time. However, he raises some interesting points in both of the articles linked above.
The most interesting thing is that there seems to be such a wide variety of people who are vehemently against the Greens now. From Patricia McKenna to Kevin Myres and most people in between.
A truly stunning achievement from Gormley and Co. to alienate such a vast and wide spectrum of the Irish populace.