Targeting Travellers never harmed a politician yet
The condemnation of Peter Casey’s ill-informed views was hypocritical
Presidential candidate Peter Casey, “a man who had no problem kicking an already despised minority in Irish society”. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins
Before the elites write off those who voted for Peter Casey as a basket of deplorables, they might consider what part they have played themselves in creating a state of affairs where a significant protest vote ensued.
Because that was what the Casey vote was about – people signalling that they are sick of the sanctimony of the current opinion-formers and office-holders.