Chris Thornton asks in Time magazine, has Sinn Fein’s day finally come? Certainly, whatever the qualitative value of Adams’ so far unanswered call on the IRA to follow a politics only path, they’ve grabbed most of the early attention in the race to (or is it from?) Westminster.
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