12th March 2016 (“the people of ireland have spoken”)

by Brendan Strong

Still, they’re talking about what we’re going to do
they say “we” but who
they mean is They – I mean the other
“They” – who say they have a mandate.
Some days I think we all wish we had a mandate.
But they mean the people told them:
“This is what we want you to do”
but then they say we’re the people
and it’s clear we don’t know what we want to do.

Still, they’re talking about what we’re going to do.

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