Gerry Adams: “We would negotiate with the bond market…”

Politics.ie characterised it as a “ding dong” between Fine Gael spokesman Leo Varadkar and the still MP for west Belfast, Gerry Adams, on RTÉ’s Morning Ireland.  But it’s probably not as bad as that 2007 debate…

It’s towards the end of the 13 minute clip [RealPlayer audio file] that Adams displays what Leo Varadkar refers to as “his ignorance of economics”.

 “We would negotiate with the bond market after we have straightened out the crisis in our own economy,” [Adams] said.

That would be after acting “unilaterally” and “burning the bondholders…”

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