“Futuring” on the subject of the Second Republic…

With apologies to Pete for the futuring thing… a bunch of nare-do-wells on Twitter today started whimsically kicking round Michael O’Sullivan’s call for a Second Republic (search Twitter under the hashtag #inthe2ndrepublic)… Here’s my favourite of their various prognostications:

@ManAboutCouch John O’Donoghue will be Minister of Explaining to the Germans what the Hell we’ve done with their Money #inthe2ndrepublic

Mick is founding editor of Slugger. He has written papers on the impacts of the Internet on politics and the wider media and is a regular guest and speaking events across Ireland, the UK and Europe. Twitter: @MickFealty