Monday 22 January 2018

Will the IRA blame La Mon on the Brits too?

It is getting harder to keep up as history is being hurriedly rewritten to justify IRA acts of terror

'Remorseless terrorists...were acquitted because there was a tiny but reasonable doubt as to their flagrant guilt - the legal standard for acquittal' Stock photo: Getty Images/Ingram Publishing
'Remorseless terrorists...were acquitted because there was a tiny but reasonable doubt as to their flagrant guilt - the legal standard for acquittal' Stock photo: Getty Images/Ingram Publishing

Ben Lowry

It is as if republicans are playing a big game.

"Now, this is turning out a bit easy," you can almost imagine them saying. "We are successfully blaming many of our small killings on the Brits. Let's see if we can do the same with massacres".

The rewriting of history to justify IRA terror is happening so fast, and on so many fronts, that it is hard to keep up.

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