After an unnamed “Downing Street spokesman” spun Paisley’s comments as “[being] prepared to go into government with Sinn Féin if decommissioning were addressed“, an unnamed “Sinn Féin spokesman” briefed the press that “Gerry Adams says he believes that Sinn Féin can say yes to the political package that’s now being presented.“.. Hmmm.. not quite the ‘comprehensive’ and ‘holistic’ approach that we had been told was being pursued. Meanwhile, Anthony McIntyre, in The Blanket, explains why he remains sceptical. So, what odds on an ambiguous statement from ‘P. O’Neill’ by tomorrow?
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