June 27, 2012

Sinn Fein Turnaround or PR Stunt?

Austin Stack, Irish Independent

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MANY different views have been expressed about the handshake today between Martin McGuinness and Queen Elizabeth. While this much-needed step is to be commended, what motivations can Sinn Fein have in doing this now rather than last year when the queen visited these shores? In the last week or so the Sinn Fein PR machine went into overdrive and milked their announcement of this handshake for all it was worth.

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