- Sep 30, 2017
- Paddle faster, I hear banjos.
I wonder how they would hold out without the indirect support of the British Army behind them. They were second rate during the troubles, even with state collusion - the provos were more sophisticated and deadly.
Even though Martin Dillon doesn't have the balls to intimate that the Brits/R.U.C. were involved in keeping the murder squad in the dark regarding the identity of the Shankill Butchers, Lenny Murphy's being able to lead the cops around by the nose for years on end just stinks to high heaven. I'm not sure Jimmy Nesbitt was instructed to play dumb or else, but it doesn't add up that Lenny Murphy had no problem in having William Moore and Basher Bates do his bidding for so long. Murphy was a clever son-of-a-bitch, but...