Politics or religion: which is the chief villain?

Tony Blair’s remarks about Protestant bigots have kicked off a minor furore in Northern Ireland, and some of the most intense verbal frays on Slugger O’Toole we’ve seen for some time. For all our obsession with politics in Northern Ireland, it’s clear that we’re still not greatly skilled in the art of confronting awkward truths. The rest is on Comment is Free.

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