A scalded political class may be forced to temper pre-election promises come future ballots, according to a Waterford-based Senator who retains Dáil aspirations.
Sinn Féin’s David Cullinane believes a wounded and weary electorate will, come the next national plebiscite, be more wary than ever of politicians that come bearing commitments.
“Of course people shouldn’t make false promises,” Senator Cullinane told The Munster Express. “But at the same time, political parties have to set out their stall to the public during the course of a campaign.