The past is a foreign country
April 30, 2021 4:18 AM Subscribe
For all his fancy education Boris Johnson is among those that fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it. 30 years ago, 450km NW of London a sketchy politician got his home re-decorated as a nixxer. Sometime later  when the story broke "The Taoiseach then insisted Mr Callely had opted not to exercise his right to make a personal statement to the house." And two years after that , the same Taoiseach appointed Callely to the Senate after the latter was rejected by the electorate. Senator Callely continued to finagle his finances and  was eventually jailed.