The final step

Anthony McIntyre (for the Blanket)

There was no great surprise at the end of it. Who expected a different result? Watching the ard comhairle on TV as it assembled for its leader worship fest, it was instructive to see a former republican prisoner nod his head enthusiastically. It was as if he had been practicing all week to get the nod right so that on the day his nod would be noticed by the President of Lies as being more vigorous than the other nodding heads.

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