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by ATinNM on Sat Aug 31st, 2019 at 07:50:43 PM EST
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they're in a cease fire but have not yet seized the Brexit moment...

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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Sat Aug 31st, 2019 at 08:43:20 PM EST
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Sadly, it does seem Gerry Adams DOES have the political instinct to cease the moment - any moment.


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by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Sat Aug 31st, 2019 at 09:08:02 PM EST
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It's not clear how much influence Gerry Adans still has in Sinn Fein. True, Mary Lou McDonald and Louise O'Neill haven't exactly brought much change, and the party has done badly in recent polls, but I'm not sure it's Gerry holding them back. I think he would have been more of a player in UK politics were he still in charge. The Dublin leadership appear less interested... and seem to be waiting for  Varadker/Coveney to fall flat on their faces.

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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Sun Sep 1st, 2019 at 12:27:31 PM EST
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Their lessening influence is easy to diagnose.  Why bother voting for a party whose primary political purpose is to not represent their constituents?  If I wanted to vote for a party to not represent me I'd vote for the Monster Raving Looney candidate and at least have some fun out of it.

She believed in nothing; only her skepticism kept her from being an atheist. -- Jean-Paul Sartre
by ATinNM on Sun Sep 1st, 2019 at 03:12:17 PM EST
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