Free At Last?
Minister for Shaking Children Upside Down For Their Pocket Money Michael Noonan gleefully addressed reporters in Brussels this afternoon, saying that the Government took the decision to exit the bailout programme without a precautionary credit line because they could always “Borrow from Newbridge Credit Union if needs be”.
He then went on to further confuse the EU press corps by droning on for several minutes about “Fiscal residues” and kept saying “Two fourteen and right the way up to two nineteen” leading the French and Italian journalists in particular to panic that they had missed lunch.
Meanwhile in Dublin, responding to speculation that refusal of extended EU credit was a possible error, Public Expenditure and Reform Miniature said “I’m a glass half full man”.
Presumably the glass is half full of mescalin.
Taoiseacheen Edna Kenny (Mrs) was up to its usual jerky hand movements and smiles through lips pursed like a chicken’s bum but luckily somebody went by on the bus who looked like Vincent Browne so he ran squealing back into hide in his office before spouting too much guff