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What's the point of Paul Murphy?

  • 02-05-2021 11:51am
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    Registered Users Posts: 20 Exceltrup


    Or any of AAA/PBP/RISE. Seeing them in the Dail, they remind of that kid who kept shouting stuff out in class thinking that they were funny, whilst in reality they're just an inconvenience for everybody.


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  • Registered Users Posts: 14,619 ✭✭✭✭ ILoveYourVibes


    He doesn't really accomplish anything. He keeps dividing from other leftist parties making the left weaker.

    He keeps going on about how they pull together but i mean having both PBP and RISE makes no sense they should join together.


  • Moderators, Social & Fun Moderators, Society & Culture Moderators, Regional North Mods, Regional West Moderators Posts: 81,470 Mod ✭✭✭✭ biko


    Exceltrup wrote: »
    Seeing them in the Dail, they remind of that kid who kept shouting stuff out in class thinking that they were funny, whilst in reality they're just an inconvenience for everybody.
    I'm pretty sure Paul identifies as male so you can say him/he.


  • Registered Users Posts: 3,191 ✭✭✭ brainboru1104


    A towering gowl.


  • Registered Users Posts: 14,619 ✭✭✭✭ ILoveYourVibes


    He is actually fairly rude online on twitter. Even to other leftests.


  • Registered Users Posts: 2,718 ✭✭✭ mikemac2


    Was funny to hear him on Pat Kenny show saying Willie Walsh knew nothing about flying.

    He was an Aer Lingus pilot sure and Murphy had no answer when that was pointed out :confused:

    He reduces everything to worker and bosses


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  • Registered Users Posts: 3,861 ✭✭✭ KevRossi


    Fancies himself as a Padraig Pearse type of character? This is from his Twitter bio.

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  • Registered Users Posts: 20 Exceltrup


    He is actually fairly rude online on twitter. Even to other leftests.
    I've heard this alright. He'll also reply to comments disagreeing with him on Facebook, and immediatley block the user from replying to give the impression that his supreme knowledge has outwitted his opponent.


  • Registered Users Posts: 14,619 ✭✭✭✭ ILoveYourVibes


    He doesn't seem to be able to make alliances with people in power who could maybe help him with his agenda ..nor does he seem to think this is important.

    Some of his causes are simply publicity rallies to the left ...there is no point to some of his causes.

    The charges against him brought by Joan Bruton were totally bogus. And unjustified what she did was so very very wrong. I had hopes for him at that point. I feel very let down by him though.


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  • Registered Users Posts: 14,619 ✭✭✭✭ ILoveYourVibes


    Exceltrup wrote: »
    I've heard this alright. He'll also reply to comments disagreeing with him on Facebook, and immediatley block the user from replying to give the impression that his supreme knowledge has outwitted his opponent.
    Yep ...and he edits his own comments ..if it was obvious he was being down right nasty ...i get the impression he doesn't like women.

    I actually get the impression he hates other LEFTEST parties and politicians more than he hates FF or FG ..


  • Registered Users Posts: 13,054 ✭✭✭✭ nullzero


    Looking forward to the next rebrand as the Cretin Party, a little on the nose but ho hum.

    Glazers Out!



  • Registered Users Posts: 11,338 ✭✭✭✭ Hello 2D Person Below


    Allinall wrote: »
    Himself and Richard Boyd-Barret are actually the same person.

    They have never been in the same room together.

    Fact.

    Total waffle.

    Murphy is a total chancer, Boyd-Barrett is one of the better members of Dáil Éireann.


  • Registered Users Posts: 20 Exceltrup


    Total waffle.

    Murphy is a total chancer, Boyd-Barrett is one of the better members of Dáil Éireann.

    What has he actually achieved?


  • Registered Users Posts: 14,619 ✭✭✭✭ ILoveYourVibes


    KevRossi wrote: »
    I've met him a few times working on community based projects. He tends to show up, has a rant, blames the usual suspects, offers no practical solutions or help. Himself and especially SF and to a lesser extent PBP will look at what you're doing and if they think there's political mileage in it they'll bandwag0n it and attempt to take over it. if they see no use in it they leave you alone (which is what you want).

    Useless in 3.5 years as an MEP, just loves to have himself pictured with a megaphone in his hand.
    PBP will absolutely soap box ANY protest or organized political gathering and stuff their own leafets and pr packages down people's throat's.

    Even if they had ZERO to do with the organization of it or very few people who came were to do with PBP.


    They got called out for it once at an anti racism protest about a guy who had been attacked when they tried to go on a rant about unemployment and let that issue take over the entire time.

    All you could see in photos of the event were THEIR posters literally everywhere with 'Unemployment vote pbp ' or whatever.

    You would have SERIOUSLY thought it was a rally for them canvassing. But they had nothing to do with the event.

    The actual organizers were pissed. PBP even got an interview with press there to cover the event. It was all we PBP ...are standing against this .no other party is ..we PBP came here today.


  • Registered Users Posts: 3,191 ✭✭✭ brainboru1104


    Remember when Paul Murphy told poor people not to pay their property tax, and then those people got brought to court and got shafted and Paul disappeared. Then a couple of years later Paul was caught paying his property tax.

    I 'member.


  • Registered Users Posts: 1,282 ✭✭✭ scheister


    I think Paul is more interested in sitting their ranting and pointing out the issue then ever actually doing anything to fix the issue. It is alot easier to say something needs to be fixed when you aint the one that will have to fix it.


  • Registered Users Posts: 4,459 ✭✭✭ Bubbaclaus


    He is inheritently unlikeable. It appears that his voter base is slowly finding this out too, based on this trend of first preference votes in Dublin South West:

    2014: 27.2%
    2017: 13.4%
    2020: 6.6%

    If he doesn't stop that trend then his seat will be gone at the next election.


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  • Registered Users Posts: 14,619 ✭✭✭✭ ILoveYourVibes


    Exceltrup wrote: »

    What has he actually achieved?


    He asked a question in the dail ...about PantiGate! :confused:

    That is it .........literally.

    His protests discredited real objections to austerity measures they were outlandish and his political theater made them seem on the fringe when they weren't. Austerity really hurt people. But it suits HIM to been seen as on the fringe it gets him votes. Every couple of months he invents this new cause he is needed for. Which usually has nothing to do with he people he is elected to represent and they probably don't fully understand it either.


  • Registered Users Posts: 20 Exceltrup


    scheister wrote: »
    I think Paul is more interested in sitting their ranting and pointing out the issue then ever actually doing anything to fix the issue. It is alot easier to say something needs to be fixed when you aint the one that will have to fix it.
    Exactly. He's like a child who keeps blowing fart noises during class. Got old quickly, and is just irritating now.


  • Registered Users Posts: 741 ✭✭✭ Swaine


    Exceltrup wrote: »


    What has he actually achieved?

    What has any of them achieved?

    MM heavily involved in the crisis of 2008, 13 years later we make him leader of the country. Now presiding over a disaster effort of Covid19.

    Eoghan Murphy resigned during the week, he failed miserably with his housing brief, off he rides into the sunset with 70k and a nice pension.

    Education minister Norma Foley is the worst I've ever seen, but it's ok because she's a woman. In no other sector would her level of incompetence be ignored.

    Murphy and BB are tools but we do need these people to call out the government for their mistakes. SF are just perpetual losers who are afraid of actually being elected to power. Cowards.


  • Registered Users Posts: 1,313 ✭✭✭ I see sheep


    Exceltrup wrote: »
    Or any of AAA/PBP/RISE. Seeing them in the Dail, they remind of that kid who kept shouting stuff out in class thinking that they were funny, whilst in reality they're just an inconvenience for everybody.

    What's the point of you?


  • Registered Users Posts: 14,619 ✭✭✭✭ ILoveYourVibes


    scheister wrote: »
    I think Paul is more interested in sitting their ranting and pointing out the issue then ever actually doing anything to fix the issue. It is alot easier to say something needs to be fixed when you aint the one that will have to fix it.
    He is not even interested in pointing out the issue. He likes to make up fake issues.

    Like this thing CETA. It doesn't really give business any more right to sue the govt than they have now already. He keeps going on it does. It just streamlines the courts it doesn't give them courts they don't have already. And he should KNOW this ..he has a law degree supposedly. THere already are investors courts. And ceta refers to the paris agreement so ..its bound by that too. So it can't be used to strike down actions the govt takes to implement paris. And most govts won't EVEN implement paris properly. anway.

    He used it as a rallying cry for the left imo. To drum up his supporters. Its how he keeps the leftest voter active motivated and on his side. But he does nothing for them.

    He gains way more as an activist from these causes than anyone. Its his career its helping.

    Plus he DOESNT mention what will happen in the EU if ireland says no.


  • Registered Users Posts: 14,619 ✭✭✭✭ ILoveYourVibes


    Swaine wrote: »

    Murphy and BB are tools but we do need these people to call out the government for their mistakes.
    They really are not doing that.


  • Registered Users Posts: 14,619 ✭✭✭✭ ILoveYourVibes


    What's the point of you?
    He isn't a politician though is he?

    What is the point of voting for Paul Murphy?


  • Registered Users Posts: 3,191 ✭✭✭ brainboru1104


    He isn't a politician though is he?

    What is the point of voting for Paul Murphy?

    "To stick it to the man" by voting for a privileged white male.


  • Registered Users Posts: 741 ✭✭✭ Swaine


    He isn't a politician though is he?

    He is, though. What's the point in voting for Leo Varadkar?


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  • Registered Users Posts: 14,619 ✭✭✭✭ ILoveYourVibes


    "To stick it to the man" by voting for a privileged white male.
    lol


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