A more subdued and less arrogant Arlene on show

Arlene Foster forgot to apologise for her personal role in the RHI scandal at the DUP conference '“ was that just an oversight?

Thursday, 29th November 2018, 5:00 am
Updated Tuesday, 8th January 2019, 10:01 pm
Letter to the editor
Letter to the editor

Somebody clearly leaned on her to moderate her language and she came over as being much more subdued.

The Arlene that we saw was not the arrogant and aggressive Arlene that we have seen over the last months and years.

Nevertheless she carefully did her best to sidestep her involvement in the Cash for Ash scandal and sought to put blame on the DUP and Spads and civil servants to camouflage her mistakes.

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Typical pass-the-parcel – still at her work of blaming everybody and everything for her failures.

Can a leopard change his spots?

It is not what she said, it was what she did not say that calls into question her sincerity.

Perhaps she has seen the “writing on the wall” or else the top brass in the party have had enough of her antics and sarcastic comments and have muzzled her

Time will tell.

Jane Moore, Templepatrick