A couple of weeks to go. And then we have to vote.
It’s not going to be easy.
Fine Gael? Well, they haven’t exactly solved our problems have they?
And I will always maintain that, even though we are occasionally governed by numbskulls, that it’s. great country. A great country with problems, yes. But still a great country.
Anyway, FG don’t look attractive and Simon Harris gives me the creeps.
Fianna Fáil? Im afraid recent history is against them. The boom that didn’t get boomer. Some good people but…
The Shinners. They can’t shake off their links with terror. Paul Quinn beaten to death by a mob only 12 years ago. Far from condemning murderers, they’re celebrated. I hope Mary Loy[s lá doesn’t tiochfaid.
Labour? Can’t even get a candidate to stand in Dick Spring’s old Kerry constituency. Sad.
The Greens. Possible. But they occasionally come out with mad stuff which is worrying.
Various lefties. Well, are they lefties? Don’t hear one of them looking to abolish or even slash Dáil expenses. And they all pocket what taxpayer funded expenses they can. (Check your local lefty’s claim here: https://www.oireachtas.ie/en/publications/?q=&topic%5B%5D=parliamentary-allowances)
And sure, the lefties can’t even get together without splitting.
Then there are various right wing loonies.
I wonder if they’d be in favour of expelling immigrants? I mean, the Irish ones who have settled abroad or is it only non Irish who have settled here they want to pick on?
But do you know what?
Monty Python’s Terry Jones (above) died today.
And I thought, weren’t they lucky, lucky bastards back in the day?
In the Python election, they got to vote for Tarquin Fin-tim-lin-bin-whin-bim-lim-bus-stop-F’tang-F’tang-Olé-Biscuitbarrel of the Silly Party.
And they even had the option of Malcolm Peter Brian Telescope Adrian Umbrella Stand Jasper Wednesday (pops mouth twice) Stoatgobbler John Raw Vegetable (whinnying) Arthur Norman Michael (blows squeaker) Featherstone Smith (whistle) Northcott Edwards Harris (fires pistol, then ‘whoop’) Mason (chuff-chuff-chuff-chuff) Frampton Jones Fruitbat Gilbert (sings) ‘We’ll keep a welcome in the’ (three shots) Williams If I Could Walk That Way Jenkin (squeaker) Tiger-drawers Pratt Thompson (sings) ‘Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head’ Darcy Carter (horn) Pussycat (sings) ‘Don’t Sleep In The Subway’ Barton Mainwaring (hoot, ‘whoop’) Smith of the Very Silly Party.
Well, they might be better than candidates from the Full Of It Party, the Really Annoying Party, the Heard It All Before party, the We’re Looking After Ourselves Party and the where Do I Collect My Expenses Party.