We have witnessed many splits in republicanism and socialism and this is one of the aspects of politics. I have to laugh though when I read about a 'split' in the British labour party.
Eight people have left and I'm sure the likes of Corbyn and McDonnell are glad to see the back of them. Since they took over the leadership of that party they've had to look over their shoulders as scumbags like Tom Watson have been undermining them at every turn.
Personally it doesn't concern me but lessons need to be learned with it. We all know that MI5 infiltrate political parties in Britain and there's no doubt they are up to their balls in political parties here in Ireland.
I have to laugh when I see some suspicious people briefing spokespeople on the steps of Stormont, Leinster House and Westminster as they face the media. Agents provocateur are there to undermine parties and obviously pass on information to their bosses in their secure offices in London and that unionist town of Hollywood.
So when I see those on our TV screens running about behind the scenes I say that I'm glad I have nothing to do with certain parties as they become even more part of an establishment that is controlled by spooks.