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Gay Blueshirt Mitchell becomes Eoghan Harris's candidate

category national | elections / politics | other press author Sunday October 02, 2011 16:25author by Groucho Marx Report this post to the editors

Eoghan Harris tried to run the 1997 election through Derek Nally, former head of the Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors. He tried to destroy the Mary McAleese campaign by using Nally. That is where Harris's description of McAleese as a 'Tribal Time Bomb' came from. The bomb blew up in Harris's face when Nally found out. He ditched Harris and his political playmate, John Cadden, when he found out that he was a patsy. Nally was an unusual policeman who challenged the Garda 'Heavy Gang' in the 1970s.

The info is here:
http://www.indymedia.ie/article/81368

Today, Harris wants to run the election through Gay Mitchell, see:
is-get-the-gag-taken-off-gay-mitchell-and-let-him-at-it-2893566.html">http://www.independent.ie/opinion/columnists/eoghan-har....html

The first outing of the new strategy was on Newstalk today:
http://media.newstalk.ie/podcast/26542/popup

It is up to the Irish people to see whether they want the Irish equivalent of the US 'Tea party' to influence their affairs. It will destroy Mitchell, but Harris hopes it will preserve the reactionary separation of northern and southern politics.

 #   Title   Author   Date 
 19   understandable     opus diablos    Sun Oct 16, 2011 15:37 
 18   Strange     pat c    Sun Oct 16, 2011 14:18 
 17   Harris In Denial     pat c    Sun Oct 16, 2011 14:09 
 16   stop reading the Sindo     browzing tom    Mon Oct 10, 2011 01:46 
 15   Eoghan Harris on AUDIO - whipping the reactionaries into line     Audio Tape    Mon Oct 10, 2011 00:00 
 14   Blood on his hands     pat c    Sun Oct 09, 2011 14:05 
 13   Eoghan Harris hit the self-implode button in today's Sindo     Harassed Harris    Sun Oct 09, 2011 11:15 
 12   Plato     pat c    Thu Oct 06, 2011 12:18 
 11   Poll result     Plato    Thu Oct 06, 2011 09:11 
 10   seems fair comment 2 me     opus diablos    Wed Oct 05, 2011 12:42 
   Thanks     Questioner    Wed Oct 05, 2011 12:00 
   grilled...hmm     opus diablos    Wed Oct 05, 2011 10:21 
   Dead hand     Plato    Wed Oct 05, 2011 10:16 
   gay mitchell post     Answerer    Wed Oct 05, 2011 01:07 
   correction..     Lefty    Tue Oct 04, 2011 15:02 
   and     opus diablos    Tue Oct 04, 2011 12:20 
   Can you just .....     Joe    Mon Oct 03, 2011 14:58 
   Double standards from Mitchell     Damien M    Mon Oct 03, 2011 10:22 
   No way I'd vote for mitchell.     Lefty    Mon Oct 03, 2011 01:16 


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