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DUP have been the authors of their own misfortune on Brexit

Alban Maginness


Party has got it wrong and may have pushed a united Ireland closer

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Arlene Foster with Boris Johnson

Arlene Foster with Boris Johnson

Turnaround: Boris Johnson was initially backed by the DUP

Turnaround: Boris Johnson was initially backed by the DUP

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Arlene Foster with Boris Johnson

Brexit, once a pleasant dream for the DUP, has become a scary, but predictable nightmare. As Mike Nesbitt, the former UUP leader, presciently observed: "Brexit is unionism's biggest own goal."

He also astutely identified English nationalism as the real threat to the UK.

Now given the probability of another Scottish independence referendum he was right.


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