In the subscription-only Irish News, Brian Feeney picks out Chris McGimpsey’s assertions over the electoral politics in North Belfast in Richard Kelly’s article in Prospect magazine for a detailed rebuttal:
“The most depressing aspect of McGimpseys tendentious contribution is this: Commentators criticise middle-class unionists for opting out of the political process and leaving it to the yahoos. Yet, when a middle-class unionist like McGimpsey, admittedly one who masquerades for political purposes as a mawn of the peepull, does engage in the process, his language stokes the fears which lead to the Protestant pessimism described in Prospect.”
Update: The full text is now available on Newshound.
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