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Jeffrey, how easily you forget history

The DUP's Jeffrey Donaldson accused Tony Blair of being "naive" for saying Martin McGuinness and Gerry Adams were "big politicians".

"I'm sure many of the victims of IRA terrorism will find that hard to swallow," he said.

Jeffrey, unionism was the first in 1969 to use violence for political purposes. Jeffrey, peaceful political change was sought by the non-violent civil rights marches in 1969, but unionism responded with violence in support of their unionist dictatorship.

Unionism is responsible for turning Martin McGuinness and Gerry Adams into "big" politicians and giving them their political power.

Unionism said 'No' to peaceful political change in 1969 and is ultimately responsible for the bombs.

We would be here today without the death and destruction if unionists had said 'Yes' to the peaceful political change sought by the peaceful civil rights marches in 1969. How sad.

OBSERVER

Draperstown, Co Derry

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