Game on, or not, as the case may be…

There was a lot of bluff and double bluff on the discussion panel on Hearts and Minds last night. But Fionnula O’Connor put her finger on something when she refered to the supposed heat that was to be brought to bare on the DUP to get back and do a deal that would get the whole show back on the road. That all unravelled when two key singers sang different notes.

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