Perhaps, McGrath, had his child still been living, THEN he would have shown more empathy? I'm not sure but I also think we should not go too far down this path of bringing his personal life into his decisions.
I do agree with you though and understand your sentiments.
He keeps saying, at every opportunity, "Nick and I did not come into politics to do this... " but he dos a good job of showing otherwise. They should be held accountable legally for all the things they said they would not do and which they have gone ahead and done.
Changes were much needed. The deficit certainly needs quelling. There just has to be a fairer and kinder way to do it without impacting the most vulnerable in our society so much. I feel almost certain that suicides in the next couple of years will rise. Perhaps they should have booths erected in the benefit buildings where we can just walk in and have it done...
"Are YOU a drain on our society? Do YOU feel you are taking from the state? Have no fears. Just step inside and we will show you our cure...."