“No guts, no government”…

According to tomorrow’s FT, we can expect, precisely what we expected before the St Andrews’ junket summit: niente, nada, zip. The endless boredom of this now elderly Peace Process™ can be understood by these candid words reported by Martina Purdy, “It used to be a case of ‘no guns no government’ but as one cynical hack put it, it’s now ‘no guts, no government’.”

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