In Reply to: re: Pretty in Pink posted by The Independent on May 21, 2013 at 20:15:10:
I think this is far from as black and white as everyone argues it.
The minister had information that was relevant to a public discussion where we the public were being misled by one of our representatives. I regard a TD arguing against something he has benefited from as misleading.
I think people are blowing the level of potential abuse out of all proportion for their own political gain. Hindsight says he should have kept quiet and left it to the guards to leak it to the press however its easy to understand the desire to expose the hypocrisy during the debate.
Apology and slap on wrist yeas, resign no.