The DUP is drunk on power and headed for the rocks

The DUP is drunk on power and headed for the rocks
Arlene Foster: the perception of power does strange things to those used to being on the periphery

Arlene Foster has lost control of her MPs, and their damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead attitude to Brexit is going to end in disaster – probably for her

The problem with the present is that it quickly becomes the past.

The DUP is not the first political party on the island of Ireland to hold a British government to ransom. Every party that did so ultimately became extinct.

Charles Stewart Parnell’s Irish Party held the balance of power between the Liberals and the Tories at the 1885 British election. The uncrowned king of Ireland become a dictator in British politics with his demand...

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