Tuesday 22 August 2017

IRA's omerta means Sinn Féin is unfit to govern our Republic

Nobody has ever challenged Gerry Adams for the party leadership in his 32 years as president of Sinn Féin
Nobody has ever challenged Gerry Adams for the party leadership in his 32 years as president of Sinn Féin

Paul Williams

The seemingly endless fusillade of diversionary fire in the form of bombast, obfuscation, denials and fudges from Sinn Féin as it tries to wriggle out of the IRA exists/doesn't exist controversy is from the barrel of a finely tuned propaganda weapon designed to silence detractors.

The Sicilian tradition of omerta is a central tenet of the cult-like religion that is the Republican Movement.

No other - normal - political party could even come near the military-style wall of secrecy that surrounds Sinn Féin's internal workings.

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