“businessman of God” opens Nasdaq market..

They were only pretending on Monday at the NYSE, but today the First and deputy First Ministers did open the Nasdaq market.. really. The official statement has the expected pleas for investment.. but the photo in this BBC report captures what seems to have been an unscripted moment, via the Times Square subtitles, as the First Minister of the NI Executive appears to have told the assembled businessmen, “I am a businessman of God..” And speaking of The Donald [*ahem* – Ed], it’s reported that the First Minister has spoken on behalf of the Executive.. and has told the billionaire property developer that his proposed golf course, and no doubt the associated development, would be welcomed by Northern Ireland ministers. Or perhaps just that they would be of a mind to welcome it.. Adds Meanwhile, here..The Northern Ireland Bureau representatives also posed for some photos

And did the tourist thing..

Discover more from Slugger O'Toole

Subscribe to get the latest posts sent to your email.

We are reader supported. Donate to keep Slugger lit!

For over 20 years, Slugger has been an independent place for debate and new ideas. We have published over 40,000 posts and over one and a half million comments on the site. Each month we have over 70,000 readers. All this we have accomplished with only volunteers we have never had any paid staff.

Slugger does not receive any funding, and we respect our readers, so we will never run intrusive ads or sponsored posts. Instead, we are reader-supported. Help us keep Slugger independent by becoming a friend of Slugger. While we run a tight ship and no one gets paid to write, we need money to help us cover our costs.

If you like what we do, we are asking you to consider giving a monthly donation of any amount, or you can give a one-off donation. Any amount is appreciated.