Except its not. Peter Hain in his follow up speech says that the IMC report paints an improving picture, if not one that is unremittingly bright. Next report is due in April. But talks will continue to search for a solution.
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