Bobballs showing some magisterial disrespect for the international representative for West Belfast’s north American perambulations… But after dusting the President of Sinn Fein up a bit, he usefully observes:
Perhaps during conflict anything goes but when in the peace-building phase, personal credibility and reputation for fair-dealing among participants is important. Doesnt Gerrys credibility suffer when he repeats the same ol Fantasy Ireland guff from the 70s? Shouldnt he develop a more nuanced and circumspect line of thinking?
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