- 16 Jun 08
The Lisbon Treaty makes unlikely bedfellows of left and right. So what are we to read into this?
Are we wise or not? Sophisticated? Politically astute? Maybe all and maybe none. It’s like this: when Irish voters deliver a verdict in accordance with the wishes of observers and experts, we hear much of their sophistication and intelligence. When their votes go the other way we hear of their cupidity and self-interest.