Process has debased democracy

Tom Kelly argues that even a worthy principle like inclusion becomes ridiculous when pushed too far: “…the governments cast their net of inclusivity so wide that had the Mafia been in Northern Ireland they too could have had their representatives running a government department”.

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