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Yes, fair point. But the DUP can cry wolf all it likes, I'm no longer convinced it's the first port of call for those who want to protect the union, they kinda shat the bed by supporting brexit and then Boris. I'm sure a lot of unionists will look at the DUP and think, "you did this, this is your fault". It's hard to blame nationalists when they had almost nothing to do with it.

Which means the unionist vote fragments, some to the UUP, some to the Allaince, others to the little heretic fanatic parties. That means irrelevance. Since the death of Paisley, unionism has lacked a coherent voice to rally around.

But yes, republicanism can exercise patience now, the future is theirs.


keep to the Fen Causeway

by Helen (lareinagal at yahoo dot co dot uk) on Mon Aug 30th, 2021 at 10:30:56 AM EST
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