Sinn Féin are rolling over for Arlene Foster and the DUP

Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness and First Minister Arlene Foster outside Stormont Castle, Belfast. Picture by David Young, Press Association
SMEARS on the web, like radioactive elements, have half-lives. Some will still linger like bad smells when the creatures who put them out there are no more. But the opposite happens to developments that their authors want to muffle. Last week the DUP/Sinn Féin combo made an independent unionist their justice minister, after Alliance declined to help them out as before and first minister and DUP leader Arlene Foster made crushingly clear that she would not have a republican in the post. The story dissolved, like sugar in tea, into gentle profiles of Claire Sugden topped off b[...]

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