Thursday, May 08, 2008

I've Got It! *Crunch*

A kind friend sent me this link to congratulate me on becoming the new chair of Media Studies. It's from the Financial Times.

No honeymoon for new Irish PM

By John Murray Brown in Dublin

Brian Cowen is expected to have the shortest honeymoon of any recent Irish prime minister as he assumes the job of Taoiseach faced by an array of political and economic challenges.

One analyst invoked a rugby metaphor, dubbing the handover a "hospital pass", coming as it does with unemployment rising, tax receipts dwindling and turbulence in international financial -markets.


Leigh said...

Congrats Professor! :)

Anonymous said...

This blog has long had a homoerotic tone but its more intense lately, dawg.

....J.Michael Robertson said...

Down South they would have been wrestling over a pig.

....J.Michael Robertson said...

And their genetic proximity would be problematic.

Anonymous said...

I am the "friend". Kind, or otherwise.

....J.Michael Robertson said...

Full disclosure, baby.