This appears in a few papers this morning, but Miriam Lord has the best set up line:
A Noonan one-liner is always flagged by a slow-growing smile and a drawled “yah know” as an opener.
He thought it a mistake that Sinn Féin “as people who have such long experience of the courts system” were “drawing witnesses from the prosecution in to justify their position”.
That would be referring to the miscued leaflet quotes…
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