Informer role consigned to history?

Patrick Murphy detects a moment of history, which has been little remarked on elsewhere, and asks whether the Sinn Fein President crossed a rubicon when he handed the names of members of his party suspected of criminal activity to the Police Ombudsman?

Mick is founding editor of Slugger. He has written papers on the impacts of the Internet on politics and the wider media and is a regular guest and speaking events across Ireland, the UK and Europe. Twitter: @MickFealty