Why Sinn Fein turned against legislation

There’s little doubt that the SDLP has had something of a renaissance since the general election. As Pol O Muiri remarked a few months back, it looks like Mark Durkan has been eating raw meat for breakfast. He continues his chase after Sinn Fein with an accusation that the party performed its 180 degree turn when it got wind of the fact the government would require on the runs to appear in person in court.

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