The Irish tabloids are a lot of fun. And their Irish Daily Star didnâ€™t miss beseiged â€œTaioiseachâ€ (Prime Minister) Brian Cowen who was photographed surrounded by his government colleagues announcing deeply unpopular budget cuts and a desperately needed IMF bailout 15 billion euro bailout that depends on the government agreeing to those cuts. He also foreshadowed staying in office til early next year. despite unreliable coalition party â€“ you guessed it, the Greens â€“ walking out on the government, potentially depriving them of a majority.
Check out Irish Daily Starâ€™s subtle front-page that declares the government ministers â€œUseless Gobshitesâ€ with the explanatory â€œGovernment in meltdown but STILL they cling to power.â€