In Ireland, there is a strange notion to look the other way when a politician does something that solely benefits them.  Charles Haughey the late Taoiseach(Prime minister) who amassed a fortune from shady places.  In fact, in Ireland, if you are a politician and you get caught doing something untoward there is a greater chance that you’ll get more votes. This isn’t the case in this situation, there is something just as foul at play here. It’s become clear in politics that there is an appetite for the controversial.  It is apparent in America with the coverage of Donald Trump, regardless of whether Trump says anything controversial or not it will be framed that way, and why? Because that’s what sells. Ryan Holiday’s book “Trust me,…