Telegraph to drop O’Doherty?

We’ve just heard that the Belfast Telegraph is planning to drop one of its most high profile columnists, Malachi O’Doherty. His work features regularly on Slugger and his analysis is often (quietly) adopted into the mainstream discourse of politicians on both sides of the community divide. We’d like to hear your thoughts, supportive or critical on the decision, and more broadly on the significance of O’Doherty’s work. Just remember to play the ball, and not the man!