There are some unlikely consonances in Northern Irish politics today, not least this statement from East Antrim DUP MLA Alistair Ross agreeing with the independent Republican MLA Gerry McHugh’s assertion that the DUP is winning all the plays inside the Executive with Sinn Fein playing along behind. Then again, it is early days yet. We’ve not even seen a sign of the mildest bunfight between the two ‘top table’ parties yet.
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