John O’Dowd of Sinn Fein on Good Morning Ulster this morning dismissed Hugh Orde’s accusation that Sinn Fein and the SDLP treated Nuala O’Loan’s report as a political football, rather than as a serious document within it’s own terms.
Update: David Gordon has fuller detail in the morning edition of the Belfast Telegraph.
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