Tom Kelly argues that Unionist politicians cannot expect to criticise Sinn Fein for hypocrisy on the occasions it suits them, and not speak directly about Loyalist disregard for law and order when it occurs.
The loyalist violence on the streets has played right into the hands of the Provisional movement who at this time should be the real focus of all political and media attention. Only this current crop of unionists could snatch defeat from the jaws of victory over the IRA. The sad but true facts seem to suggest that pure and unadulterated sectarianism is at the base of the rationale that is clouding common sense and sound judgement within unionism.
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