Thursday, June 24, 2004

Mary O'Rourke

I always thought of Mary O'Rourke as a nice, pleasant woman who generally exhibited a lot of common sense when in power. I didn't always agree with her - I think she's got a fairly interventionist view of government - but I never had pictured her as taking part in any silly protests.

Well, I was wrong. The Seanad leader refused to attend a dinner at the US Embassy because she's opposed to the Iraq war. I wonder if she excused herself when Wen Jiabao was in visiting the Seanad?