Sinn Fein must back the police

The Irish News, by far the largest nationalist newspaper in Northern Ireland has used its editorial to call on Sinn Fein unambiguously back the Police Service of Northern Ireland. Something the party has refused to do until such times as the British government devolves power over policing to local political control.

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