Tuesday, March 15, 2005

Stormont for Slow Learners?

"The statement is rooted in the republican movement's insistence on its own autonomy, in its private and closed belief system, and in its axiomatic insistence that it cannot be answerable to any other law but its own... This is the IRA's world and in this world there is no law and no enforcement but their own. In particular, there is no place there for the police or the laws of states... whose existence they do not recognise."

Guardian editorial, 9 March

Nice of them to notice. How did they not figure this out with all those dead people on the streets of London and Belfast?