Thomas Dixie Elliot contrasts the opportunism of Sinn Fein presidential candidate Líadh ní Ríada with the principle of Cambridge University students, and anticipates the weasel words from party hacks to justify it.
It comes as no surprise that the Sinn Fein candidate Líadh ní Ríada has said tonight that she would wear the British Poppy.
The excuses will be interesting when they are handed down from the top and regurgitated by the membership.
What is galling about this is, that it comes on the same day as students at Cambridge University have received death threats because they rejected the Poppy as glorifying war?
Derry man James McClean explains why he took his courageous stance on the Poppy...
Thomas Dixie Elliot is a Derry artist and a former H Block Blanketman.
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