Donaldson slightly off message?

Jeffrey Donaldson has predicted that delays over the Maze stadium may well have cost Northern Ireland the opportunity to have a major role in the London 2012 Olympic Games. This has drawn an attack from SF’s Barry McElduff suggesting that the blame for losing this opportunity would be best placed at the DUP’s door. Considering that Gregory Campbell has said he is about to make his decision on the stadium: Donaldson seems to be indulging in a bit of megaphone lobbying or assigning blame to Campbell if (as most predict) the Maze stadium is binned. The Maze stadium, complete with “shrine” / conflict transformation centre seems pretty unpopular with many unionists (and indeed within the DUP). As such it is a little surprising even considering it is their constituency that Poots and now Donaldson still seem to be very openly supporting the Maze.

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