What the 2010 campaign proved was that the local GOP remains a fractious group with in-fighting the norm.
But Driscoll chose the in-fighting, and naturally became himself the centre of the hottest patch.
Go ahead as if nothing was wrong, but be sure and not try any in-fighting.
"David, you are a brick when it comes to the in-fighting," said the general manager; and then he finished buttoning his collar.
He had a ten-year apprenticeship in the treachery and in-fighting of the frontier.
Pour in a volley; fire low, and when it comes to in-fighting, use the bayonet resolutely and you have them beaten.