Iain Dale Dismayed At Glowing Tributes To Martin McGuinness

21 March 2017, 17:41

Is The IRA Past Of Martin McGuinness Being Whitewashed?

Iain Dale will not mourn Martin McGuinness, but he will mourn his victims.

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Too many of the tributes to Martin McGuinness have whitewashed his IRA past, says a passionate Iain Dale.

"I can't mourn Martin McGuinness," said the LBC presenter, "But I can mourn all of the people who fell victim to his acts of terror over two decades.

"He was an IRA commander...and I could even bring myself to forgive him for a lot of that if he had actually acknowledged what he had done while he lived.

"But instead he's taken the coward's way out: he's taken all of his secrets to the grave."

Iain continued by picking out some of the reflections on McGuinness's death that most struck him, including this tweet from Jon Snow:

Take a look at the full video above.

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