DUP fans produce dirty tricks leaflet…

OVER at A Tangled Web, David Vance has blogged the first example of dirty tricks in this campaign, clearly carried out by DUP supporters. The leaflet is headlined ‘Unholy Alliance’, and says that voting for Jim Allister will split the unionist vote and allow Sinn Fein’s de Bruin to top the Euro-poll. Two problems with this: the DUP and Sinn Fein are very happy partners in government, and this is a PR election, not first past the post. Regardless, I’m not sure how de Bruin ‘topping the poll’ would mean anything other than a dent in unionist pride.

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