Bruce Arnold

Critic of Public Affairs, writing about art, theatre, music and politics

Listen well, Mr Cowen, to the wise words of Richard Bruton

MARY Coughlan storms her way through most interviews, pausing neither for questions nor for answers, though she does address them if convenient. In her interview on the economy yesterday morning she attempted to bury a hatchet in the back of Richard Bruton's head in order to demolish his arguments during Thursday's Fine Gael press conference releasing the party's economic proposals.