Recovery is leaving Sinn Féin behind

Recovery is leaving Sinn Féin behind
Mary Lou McDonald.

The post-crash period is changing politics – and Sinn Féin is losing out

Austerity has been good to Sinn Féin. After a very disappointing general election result in 2007, the financial crash of 2008 was an unlikely blessing in disguise. As politics became engulfed by an acid tide of disaffection, Sinn Féin very successfully marketed itself as the people’s ‘anti-party’ political party.

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