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Is it all over?

  There’s  no point in railing against Arlene Foster for  bursting out in public with a negative message against an  Irish Language Act (“however packaged”)  or speculating that   DUP supporters with  Jim Allister perched on their shoulder were  “spooked “ by  Theresa May ‘s visit with Leo Varadkar in tow. The “standard  reply to queries” for elected representatives strongly suggests a leadership under pressure (or making it appear that  this is  so).
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