SHAMELESS — sometimes that is the only word to sum up the Dáil.
And just like the TV show of the same name, there amidst the scavengers stands the shabby looking character who symbolises the moral decay engulfing all — the Chatsworth estate has Frank Gallagher, Leinster House has Mick Wallace.
Both are prone to tear-sodden emotional outbursts, interspersed with grand sounding pronouncements on how the little guy is being crushed by the state — the same state they assume owes them a living and which they feed off.
Wallace defrauded the taxpayer, leaving the country with a €2.1m debt, yet has the breathtaking hypocrisy to present himself as the apologetic victim of circumstance who must remain in the Dáil to battle for the impoverished
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