Richard Delevan notes that there’s an unprecdented groundswell building of opinion behind the McCartney sisters in the US blogosphere. The Big Guns are not yet there, but it may only be a matter of time. Whether they will do anything like the damage to Sinn Fein’s fund raising powers stateside that they were able to do to through the like of the Dan Rather affair, remains open to question.
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