By Barrel O’Laughs
Opinion polls showing a surge in support for Fianna Fáil is “probably down to the success of comedian Volodymyr Zelensky” in Ukraine’s presidential election, according to analysts.
Said one seasoned commentator, “It was utterly unthinkable only two weeks ago, but Irish people now feel a bit more assured about trusting a comedy act with high politics.”
In Wicklow, one voter with a devotion to Monty Python agreed. “If a tinderbox country on the Russian border feels secure having a joker in charge, then why shouldn’t a former health minister turned juggler running round in circles be capable?! Although personally, I find Brendan Howlin does better slapstick.”