"Taoiseach Brian Cowen yesterday directly linked failure to pass the Lisbon Treaty referendum to the economic downturn.Maybe someone could ask Brian Cowen to explain his remarks, because they make sod all sense to me.
He said the Government did not explain to people that rejection of the treaty could make the economic situation even worse.
Mr Cowen said the economy and Lisbon cannot be separated when the country looks at its place in Europe after the referendum. "It is increasingly obvious to me that our economic difficulties and the political dilemma posed by the Lisbon Treaty are linked,'' he said. "We failed to address people's genuinely held concerns and we failed to get the message through that a rejection of the treaty could exacerbate the already tough economic situation.""
Friday, 19 September 2008
Another pro-EU lie
The Irish Independent report that: