I am appalled by the violence but haven’t forgotten about the IRA funeral

A letter by Samuel Morrison:

Friday, 9th April 2021, 6:15 pm
Updated Friday, 9th April 2021, 8:27 pm
The Stormont debate was chaired by a speaker who advertised the Bobby Storey funeral, above, addressed by a deputy first minister who had a file sent to prosecutors about her being there and by an MLA with whom the PSNI planned it

Last week the Stormont assembly voted its disapproval of two Sinn Fein ministers, including the co-leader of government. The result of that vote was zero.

This week the assembly met to spout hot air about the protests.

The debate was chaired by someone who advertised the Bobby Storey funeral on his Facebook page.

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It was addressed by the deputy first minister who had a file sent to the Public Prosecution Service by the PSNI about her breaking the law at the Storey funeral and who the assembly, just last week, expressed its disapproval of.

It was addressed by a convicted bomber Gerry Kelly with whom the PSNI colluded in planning the Storey funeral thus undermining the case against the deputy first minister.

I have never had any time for violence. Like the vast majority of unionists I am appalled by what I’ve seen in the last few days. That doesn’t mean I’ve forgotten about the Storey funeral.

That doesn’t mean that I’ve ceased to be appalled by the actions of the PSNI.

That doesn’t mean that I no longer think the chief constable should go.

That doesn’t mean that I think we should just suck this up and move on.

That doesn’t mean that I don’t see the events in Stormont as anything more than the farce they were.

Samuel Morrison, TUV, Dromore, Co Down