Backroom: Do we really know just what Sinn Féin stands for?

If the relevant polls and pundits are to be believed, today will mark the defeat of two more European governments.

5th May, 2012

If the relevant polls and pundits are to be believed, today will mark the defeat of two more European governments.

Whatever their make-up or the relative economic performance of the country, it is effectively impossible for a government of an EU state to get re-elected at the moment.

Just as significantly, the majority of cases post-2008 have led to results which have marked historic shifts in support. Advances by the extremes of left and right...

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