Kelly equates Liam Adams question with his own paramilitary background…

My analysis on Robinson shortly. First, I’ve just heard an extraordinary attempt by Gerry Kelly to side step a question about whether he was in the poor place criticising Peter Robinson given the allegations surrounding Gerry Adams and his protection of a brother he believed guilty of child abuse.

He tried to shift the subject other people’s obsession with his own paramilitary background (a rather unwise choice of consonance), the interview petered out shortly afterwards…

If the BBC can put this effort into taking down the First Minister, it can surely assemble the necessary journalistic resources to thoroughly investigate the Sinn Fein President’s dirty backyard?

Kelly also revealed that Adams was privy to a meeting between McGuinness and Robinson that he, as junior minister, should have been at…

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