SDLP doomed by lack of courage

Despite having been a party stalwart for many of the toughest years of the troubles Brian Feeney can hardly be accused of sparing the SDLP’s blushes in along the way. This week is no exception. He just doesn’t see the logic of the party coming in behind West Tyrone’s independent candidate Kieran Deeney. It is, he argues, another case of the party’s unwillingness to take on their primary rival – Sinn Fein!

A slightly inhuman presence that bans bad comments and works late at night to remove the wrinkles in Slugger’s technical carpet. You will need to know about the comments policy to stay off the fightin’ side of me and there is a bit of background about me here. You can email me using this spam-proof link if you really need to, and Slugger is @sluggerotoole on Twitter. But above all, remember, Play the ball and not the man.