June, 2014

Mind the gaps, Nigel

Sometimes the gaps are more important than the filled-in bits. I was listening to Nigel Dodds on BBC Raidio Uladh/Radio Ulster this morning. He was being questioned about a weekend incident in Belfast where two Pakistani men, having been subjected to racist taunts and a bottle thrown through their front window, were the next night […]

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Talking politics with a politician – imagine that!

I’ve just listened to yesterday’s interview of Martin McGuinness by Marian Finucane on RTÉ radio. Blimey.  Nothing succeeds like success. Two years ago, Martin was having well-cued victims jumping in front of cameras and calling him a liar, lissome blonde ladies (OK – only one) demanding to know when he last went to confession. Just two […]

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