Thursday 26 April 2018

Paul Williams: Slab furore gives us a chilling glimpse into Sinn Féin strategy

Thomas Murphy. Photo: Niall Carson/PA Wire
Thomas Murphy. Photo: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Paul Williams

The conviction of Thomas 'Slab' Murphy has inadvertently given us a glimpse of the chilling prospects of what awaits us if Sinn Féin get into power.

Gerry Adams was insouciant to the potential fall-out when he rushed to defend his old comrade, an IRA godfather and the capo dei capi (boss of all bosses) of one of the biggest organised crime syndicates in the world.

Or perhaps as leader of an organisation where he is the de facto fuhrer, and no one dares question his authority, Adams is so used to being a blatant hypocrite that he no longer notices or even cares.

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