Demoralised prods: a response

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 McGimpsey’s 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.