Junior: nowhere left to run…

At the heel of the hunt, the primary sticking point is policing, according to Ian Paisley Junior. As one of our most respected commenters, Henry 94, has put it, the difficulty for the Republican movement seems to be more psychological than political.

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