Speaking from both sides of its mouth

Sinn Féin has shown us time and again that it just can’t be trusted, because the party will say anything to get ahead

14th March, 2015
Speaking from both sides of its mouth
Niall Collins

Just as Labour under Eamon Gilmore adopted the strategy of demanding a “left-led” government before the last election Sinn Féin has begun to trot out the same line in recent months. People viewed as somehow more acceptable public faces have been sent out to sell the line that the party will end austerity and deliver radical change.

The problem for Sinn Féin is that, as always, it operates to different standards...

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