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Note that, perversely, prevalent attitudes in the core EU members mean that negotiating in Ireland's narrow self-interest is going to be considerably easier than negotiating in the wider European interest.
This is good for Ireland since they can use their narrow self-interest as a fall-back position.

Keynesianism is intellectually hard, as evidenced by the inability of many trained economists to get it - Paul Krugman
by Carrie (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Fri Feb 4th, 2011 at 05:30:58 AM EST

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