Abortion legislation: Enda Kenny has much to learn about party management when in government…

One of the tricks of remaining in government under the STV PR system (only used in Ireland and Malta national parliaments) is not a applying the party whip too hard across the board… ‘Gene pool Fianna Fail’ is a term that once rolled off the RTE tongue to describe those who’d lost the party whip but who rowed generally in the same direction… One of the shocking effects of seeing what happened in Fianna Fail when unburdened by the party whip was …

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