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Strange bedfellows

LAST Monday evening the leader of the Libertas group, Declan Ganley, was the celebrated guest of right-wing British Tories at Westminster.

That is where he, Cóir, right-wing religious zealots and — surprise surprise — Sinn Féin have led us — into the arms of United Kingdom Independence Party, Jean Marie Le Pen and other like-minded people.

Thanks a lot Declan and Mary Lou.

I say shame not on them, but on us.

Brendan Cafferty

Creggs Road

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