Just like a lunatic fantasy…

Jonathan Freedland looks to Ulster’s Odd Couple (Paisley and McGuinness, in case you hadn’t guessed) sparks some hope that the apparently intractable Middle East dilemma might find a plausible release from its gory Promethean rock.

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