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Gerry Adams: “No one should underestimate the enormous energy and manipulation it must have required…”

Some insightful observations from Alex Kane in the Irish Times… …his most extraordinary quality has been political and psychological agility and adaptability. On a number of occasions he has triple-somersaulted Sinn Féin from previously fixed positions, taking months, sometimes years, to persuade his republican base that change was required for the sake of the “unity project”.
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