Monday 5 December 2016

Decommission your tongue, Mr Adams

Published 20/09/2015 | 02:30

Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams indicated that he saw parallels between the Easter Rising and the PIRA's actions
Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams indicated that he saw parallels between the Easter Rising and the PIRA's actions

Gerry Adams was never a member of the IRA - he told us so. Several times. Therefore, he was never required to take part in any act of decommissioning. But as an admirer and apologist for the terrorists and all their works, he could yet do it a final service by decommissioning his own tongue.

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He need not bury it, just put it beyond use, say for a millennium or two. He would be doing the State a great service. Yesterday, the Sinn Féin leader soared to new heights in self-delusion, claiming some Irish political leaders should "hang their heads in shame" over their "inconsistent approach to Irish patriotism".

Equating the IRA campaign over 30 years in the North to that of 1916, he said both eras witnessed the same courage and sacrifice for Irish freedom.

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