Thursday 23 February 2017

Republicans' 'straight road to Kilcash' may end in trouble

Eoghan Harris

Eoghan Harris

Illustration by Jim Cogan
Illustration by Jim Cogan

SINN Fein sits high in the saddle, looking down like a landlord on the peasants of other parties. Apart from Micheal Martin and Joan Burton, many politicians seem willing to touch the forelock.

Perhaps Sinn Fein will throw them a penny in the form of a future junior ministry.

Some of this passivity is simply post-election shock. But most of it comes from the moral fog of the peace process. Rather than remind the party of its former Provo partners, politicians defer to Sinn Fein's shameless revision of the peace process.

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