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David Quinn: Why is Norris now credible when his view on pederasty is unchanged?

Published 30/09/2011 | 05:00

When David Norris withdrew from the presidential race in early August, 'The Irish Times' announced that he had "no other credible option" but to do so.

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My question is this; what material fact has changed since then that suddenly makes him a credible candidate again? The answer is nothing has changed.

So why is he now a candidate in the election and why didn't 'The Irish Times', among others, loudly oppose his re-entry into the campaign given their earlier position?

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