Compare and contrast: Mary Lou on Ansbacher accounts - and on Slab
Mary-Lou McDonald is one of the more eloquent Dáil performers and she rarely pulls her punches.
But consistency has not always been the most remarkable attribute of her contributions.
She can be devastating while excoriating the misdeeds of others - but strangely reticent when it comes to matters close to Sinn Féin. It all makes for a curious contrast.