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Paul Larkin

Chroniclers are privileged to enter where they list, to come and go through keyholes, to ride upon the wind, to overcome in their soarings up and down, all obstacles of distance, time and place.
Charles Dickens - Barnaby Rudge, Chapter The Ninth

As another RTÉ personality stands for Fine Gael - we discover that George Lee was on Leave of Absence

RTÉ – The political wing of the Blueshirt state.

The real scandal about the George Lee affair has very little to do with the man himself, nor does it really affect Fine Gael, though neither party comes out unscathed from this political and journalistic débâcle. The Phoenix magazine has shown that Lee and Fine Gael had been loving up to each other for some time. No, the biggest cause for concern is that RTÉ, as the state broadcaster, has once again displayed its complete lack of independence and journalistic integrity.

Last month, I posted an article on the Cic Saor site lampooning the fact that the then Fine Gael politician George Lee had been a guest along with senior RTÉ journalist Charlie Bird on Miriam O’Callaghan’s Sunday morning radio show.

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