Foster Urges Loyalists To Move Their Sectarian Hatred Online In Order To Meet Virus Restrictions

Foster Urges Loyalists To Move Their Sectarian Hatred Online In Order To Meet Virus Restrictions

Northern Ireland’s Arlene Foster has won plaudits for urging loyalists to vent their sectarian hatred online, in order to meet social distancing requirements.

Irish Times columnist Stephen Collins snivelled that her statement called for “a generous response” from Sinn Fein.

Mainstream parties have been urging an end to Sinn Fein’s policy of abstentionism at Westminster for many years, he said.

“How will I ever be able to turn their decision to end it, into a stick to beat them with,” he reasoned, “if they don’t drop it in the first place?”