Keep the change

 

Sir, – In quoting Vittorio Bufacchi’s political slogan “Everything must change”, Joe Humphreys should be careful what he wishes for (Unthinkable, “Would you vote for a philosopher as taoiseach?”, June 18th).

As the 19th-century British prime minister Lord Salisbury observed: “Change, why change? Things are bad enough already.” – Yours, etc,

Dr JOHN DOHERTY,

Gaoth Dobhair,

Co Dhún na nGall.