Fionnuala O Connor: Politicians need their wits about them as election looms

Alliance, led by Naomi Long (pictured), regularly line up alongside the Green Party, People Before Profit, as well as Sinn Féin and the SDLP. Picture: Mal McCann.
The centre ground flits in and out of sight, and fashion. A mirage that only causes frustration, a destination whose possible existence wins kind words from outsiders? In the narrow, over-ploughed no[...]

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