As Suzy says, we well and truly live in a Banana Republic. RTE has apologised for broadcasting the news. Last time I checked, Brian Cowen was a servant of the people, not their master. This follows the Maire Hoctor debacle on Primetime. RTE are now officially lapdogs of the Government.
Here’s a question. If the Financial Regulator was captured by the banking industry, has RTE News been captured by the Government – the one it is supposed to watch?
The “offending” report:
The Maire Hoctor balls up: