Bertie’s gone

Huzzah! Bertie Ahern, head of the Irish government, has resigned. He’s a crook, and should never have lasted as long in power as he did.

You can watch RTE’s news reports about it here:

I found his brother’s comment amusing, on being asked what he thought of Bertie’s decision to resign:

He’s usually right in the decisions he makes

I would think he definitely is not right in the decisions he makes – that decision he made to accept £450,000 in brown envelopes was probably pretty wrong.