Is there a place in the western world worse served by its politicians than Northern Ireland? Of course this would require Sinn Féin to get off the high horse of abstentionist principle. Sinn Féin is refusing to help; the DUP is making things a lot worseDespair at their politicians unites voters from all backgrounds. Sinn Féin says that Brexit is an existential crisis for the North. And yet, the answer to the question at the top of this column is, of course: yes, there is somewhere worse served by its politicians than the North – the rest of the United Kingdom.
Source: The Irish Times March 16, 2019 03:56 UTC