Alex Kane resigns from UCU-NF…

Slugger understands Alex Kane tendered his resignation from the UUP yesterday. According to a party press release, Danny Kennedy is to take charge of the party’s press office…

Slugger Comments: Losing Kane as the director of communication (who apparently was not being communicated with either by his party leader and that little group still sitting around Reg who serially crashed the party’s car under Trimble) is possibly indicative of the depth of feeling inside the party that playing footsie with the DUP at a time when it was the DUP (and not the UUP) was in deep trouble was (to put it mildly) not their greatest idea…

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