Coalition is problematic, but Sinn Féin wants power

‘Co-equal’ partnership with with Fine Gael or Fianna Fáil is an option for Sinn Féin

29th January, 2017
‘Serious about power’: Gerry Adams and Mary Lou McDonald PIc: RollingNews

When it comes to government, there are two kinds of political parties. There are those who accept the status quo. Their policy agenda may involve some proposals for change. But these can be accommodated within the existing order of things.

Then there are those committed to something more profound. Their agenda cannot be satisfied within the status quo. They want to replace the existing order of things with something radically different.

For the first group,...

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