The root cause of our current political crisis remains political unionism’s opposition to the development of a shared and equal Northern Ireland.
Of course, twas ever thus.
The Loyal Sons will not be rerouted on their fateful march to Ulster’s precipice in spite of more enlightened pro-Union voices regularly exposing the hypocrisy and instinctively supremacist thinking at the core of Unionist politics.
5th para. "A threat to our community and identity". Gonna need a non-supremacist argument sometime soon. pic.twitter.com/UGU8FGxAqE
— Sophie Long (@SophieLong01) September 14, 2017
The News Letter’s recent campaign rallying Protestant and Unionist opinion against an Irish Language Act has included a remarkably non-newsworthy front page lead proclaiming that the Orange Order Grand Master opposed an Irish Language Act (I kid you not.)
But this gem, from the DUP’s East Antrim MP, Sammy Wilson, in today’s paper stands out for obvious reasons: