Ian O'Doherty: He hasn't gone away, you know
My, someone's feeling touchy, aren't they? Gerry Adams is, in many ways, the personification of Sinn Féin – he manages to combine a mix of sanctimonious piety, a constant sense of persecution and an absolute refusal to tell the truth.
Indeed, I have met numerous Shinners who are convinced that Adams is simply the victim of the media conspiracy cooked up by papers both here and in Britain.
But now it looks like those pesky Yanks might be part of the grand plot to discredit Adams.