Varadkar’s comments highlight his view of media

Inside Politics: Taoiseach’s strategy is to bypass traditional press and use social media to connect with people

For Leo Varadkar to sympathise with the president of the United States on the media was moronic. Photograph: Reuters

For Leo Varadkar to sympathise with the president of the United States on the media was moronic. Photograph: Reuters

Good morning. For the second day in a row, comments by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar in the United States continue to dominate discussion in the corridors of Leinster House.

The Taoiseach may not like this, but people - media and politicians - are engaging in idle gossip about his remarks.

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