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The Election 2011 Campaign Awards.

Posted by Jason O on Feb 24, 2011 in Election 2011, Irish Politics |

And the nominations are...

And the nominations are...

The “Who forgot to put a remote control self destruct device in those Gilmore for Taoiseach posters” Award: The Labour Party.

The “No new taxes, no cutbacks and a Happy Meal with every vote!” Award: Gerry Adams.

The “Just say nothing and let the other fellas talk themselves out of a job” Award: Enda.

The “What the f**k just happened?” Award: Eamon Gilmore.

The “I didn’t interrupt you!” Award: Micheal Martin.

The “Glenn Close Bunny Boiler” Award: Anyone who gave, in seriousness, that If you love me, you’ll vote Fine Gael e-card. Shudder. There couldn’t have been anyone, surely?

The “Po-faced┬áthis is very serious” Award: Whoever decided to add “The FBI have been contacted” to FG’s press release about their website hacking.

The “Let’s keep this one off the airwaves after that performance” Award: A member of the Labour front bench.

The Alice Glenn “Keeping Ireland free from that sort of thing” Award: Lucinda.

The Brass Neck Award: Fianna Fail on their conversion to political reform.

The “We answer to a higher being” Award: The Greens on some of their emphasis during the campaign.

The “Can’t wait to see where this goes. Wait ’til you see the movie!” Award: Dylan Haskins.

The “Rudolf the Red Nosed Reindeer only you can save the day now!” Award: Fine Gael.

Finally a special rosette for Joe Higgins for his “Our manifesto is not for the media. It is a tool to aid discussion on the doorsteps with working people.” Bless.


david morris
Feb 24, 2011 at 11:15 am

Enjoy tomorrow & remember – Vote Early, Vote often !

Not that it matters a jot, as any fule no, effective control of the political process having been off-shored to Brusselsland (shortly to be renamed Greater Germania).

Kind regards

Jason O
Feb 24, 2011 at 4:41 pm




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