Fergus Finlay 'can't see why' Soc Dems wouldn't join with Labour

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Fergus Finlay 'can't see why' the Social Democrats wouldn't join with Labour.

"I'd actually like to think so; I'd like to think that at least it will open up a line of dialogue," he said."It's a viable, important, central, political philosophy and it's being squeezed by extremism in the UK.

"All over Europe it's being swallowed up in a way by extremism, and it hasn't been able to fight back against that. "It's also been really damaged by the emergence of different kinds of politics - gender politics, identity politics, green politics - single issue stuff, if you like, and I don't mean that disparagingly."There isn't a future for social democracy, I believe, unless social democrats put aside their differences and get together".

"I don't expect Sinn Féin to give her the chance, I don't expect Fianna Fáil or Fine Gael to give her the chance. "But I do expect people who share the basic political philosophy that she espouses to at least listen to her," he added.Main image: Social Democrat co-leaders Roisin Shortall and Catherine Murphy in Buswells Hotel, Dublin where they announced their resignation from the position. Picture by: Leah Farrell / RollingNews.ie


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If they joined with Sinn Fein, the Greens, PBP, and Labour nobody would even care. Would save us a lot of characters on tweets at least.

Didn't some child molester involved with this party recently resign after his activity was made known by the victim..it having been ignored by the party for months even though they were made aware of it..not a word from these two lovelies in relation to it

Nature abhors a vacuum. At the same time, one big vacuum instead of 2 little ones makes sense. At least nature and the electorate can abhor together.

2 wrongs don’t make a right…….


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