Newton Emerson: DUP slipping to second or even third place would transform our politics

Alliance could be the beneficiary of a collapse in DUP support. Pictured is Alliance leader Naomi Long. Photo: Mal McCann.
What is the presumed mechanism, beyond nationalist wishful thinking, by which electoral disaster for the DUP means disaster for the union? Has it not been the consensus for years that DUP leadershi[...]

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