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Irish President ... "no mandate for compliance with technocratic demands"

R Neuville
Cork, Ireland

May 4, 2013 — "The public .... forced to compliance with technocratic demands, for which there is, needless to say, no mandate. This represents a challenge to democracy itself."

http://www.irishtimes.com/news/politics/president-says-debt-comments-were-proper-right-and-constitutional-1.1381651

President says debt comments were 'proper, right and constitutional'
President says debt comments were 'proper, right and constitutional'
President Michael D Higgins has defended comments he made during an interview with the Financial Times which were critical of decisions taken by European leaders and the European Central Bank. Speaking to journalists this morning, Mr Higgins justified his comments, saying they were in line with the oath he took on entering office.
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