I’m not on social media (for the purposes of the job and the time that’s in Slugger’s the single exception) for this week. Out in solidarity with a younger member of the family who is doing it through school.
It’s liberating to be relieved of the urge to share or express an opinion every passing piece of flotsam or jetsam (however fleeting) as it goes past. But I thought this was a good question from Alex Kane to fetch out of the ‘living stream’ for further consideration.
What will be really interesting in the election is whether unionist voters' concerns about RHI will trump concerns about a SF First Minister
— Alex.Kane (@AlexKane221b) January 26, 2017
I’m not sure what the answer will be, but…
Mick is founding editor of Slugger. He has written papers on the impacts of the Internet on politics and the wider media and is a regular guest and speaking events across Ireland, the UK and Europe. Twitter: @MickFealty