At a time when unionists have good reason to be less than joyful, the appointment of Ben Lowry as editor of this newspaper will – if only briefly – bring cheer and a sense of optimism to readers.
The paper will no doubt quite unashamedly continue to bolster the unionist cause with its robust level-headed defence of Northern Ireland’s constitutional position.
Editorials frequently present cogent, erudite political analyses which invariably reflect the thinking of the all-important grass roots of Unionism – a skill which often seems to elude some unionist MLAs.
So hearty congratulations, Mr Editor, and best wishes for the run up to 2037!
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