So what the hell just happened in #GE2020?

GE2020 has been declared a revolution at the ballot box. According to the commentary class, this result was seismic, an earthquake on the political landscape that upends all the norms. But the data tells a different story, one of bog-standard political pragmatism on the part of Sinn Féin and simple political failure on behalf of the two old parties. Many words will be spent trying to explain the meteoric rise of SF but in truth, there were four decisive factors …

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