Gerry Adams Interview on RTE’s This Week
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The reason Enda is keen on a five-way debate was put on show on today’s This Week programe on RTE radio. Gerry Adams was interviewed at length and in detail by Colm O Mongain, despite the Sinn Fein griping afterwards, there was nothing unexpected in O Mongain’s questioning and the baron once again failed to impress.
Listen to it here if you missed it.
Criticism like McDonalds
Lets have rte grill all the party leaders in the type of detail normally reserved for finance spokespersons.
isn’t justified for a few reasons;
1) Adams has not run in the Republic but now runs as head of a major political party which already has seats in the Dail. That the burden of knowledge he is expected to have should reflect the depth and breadth of any session of leaders questions or the kind of major Finance Bill speech is not an unreasonable position to take.
2) Adam’s was found to be weak on the economy and on many elements of the states interaction with citizens already in 2007. It is pretty acceptable to try to figure out if he has improved on that point.