Sinn Fein’s Bart Simpson gambit…

Brendan O’Connor apparently soft pedalling on Sinn Fein this week, nevertheless has the best line of the weekend – “you know the rules of this as well as I do, Gerry. Brazen it out. Do Bart Simpson: ‘I didn’t do it, nobody saw me do it, you can’t prove anything’.”

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