#AE16 #SluggerReport: SDLP, too many eggs to make a simple omelette…?

This morning’s #SluggerReport was on the SDLP slip-up from yesterday, which shows just how hard it is: one to make a slip against Stephen Nolan; and two, get impact on budget costings where any savings that can be got out of out the block grant are marginal.

It was a harsh lesson in the cracking of eggs to make – what was in the end – should have been a simple political omelette in order to highlight the deficit of thinking in their opponent’s offering.

Promising a fully costed manifesto when it was only the five deal breakers blunted what should have been good day for them…

For reference, here’s how Paul Rankin does it…

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