Malachi O’Doherty argues that Gerry Adams’ mistrust of the Republic’s Minister of Justice is fair enough, but that Michael McDowell nonetheless has a democratic office which “enables him to make that assessment and gives him authority abroad”. And more than that he argues that Sinn Fein has lost the last roll of the dice, by playing only to it’s own interest, and showing serial bad faith to the other community.
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