The Guardianistas are terrified of losing their cover from Europe ...the smoked salmon socialists are appalled that the UK may now be subject to a work ethic other than the French work dodging one
So they roll out their tame poodle, Fintan O'Toole, giving him a bone of being at their bully pulpit ...and he delivers in spades...subtly equating the English Nationalists with terrorists
Comrade Fintan has never had to do real work in his life, and lives for the sense of smugness that the Guardian allows him ...his claims about the Northern Ireland peace process are vastly over stated, though not entirely without meritRecklessly, casually, with barely a thought, English nationalists have planted a bomb under the settlement that brought peace to Northern Ireland and close cordiality to relations between Britain and Ireland. To do this seriously and soberly would have been bad. To do it so carelessly, with nothing more than a pat on the head and
...When they take power, the Brexiters have a moral duty to think deeply and speak honestly about these effects of their victory. But the signs are that they will pay as much attention to them as gung-ho warriors typically give to any other kind of collateral damage.
That an assistant Editor of the Irish Times is proud to write such a hatchet job in a nakedly partisan UK paper is instructive - fact is the Irish Times itself aspires to be the smoked salmon socialist protector of privilege in Ireland - and has no interest in maintaining the impartiality that the only supposedly quality newspaper of a small country should strive towards
They might as well be in bed with French intelligence ...or sorry...