From “Digging the Dirt” on other Parties; SF are becomimg like “Marshals”; what is significant about this is that it could Backfire on them. Blame, Blame, Blame is so easy and has become Sinn Fein’s war cry. Any Opinion Pearse???

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From analysing TDs’ expenses to digging the dirt on rivals, a look inside the Sinn Féin electoral toolkit

 


An image from the Sinn Féin toolkit showing how
                  press photos should be staged - with no pointing at
                  potholes
Sinn Fein toool kit photo - How NOT to do it

An image from the Sinn Féin toolkit showing how press photos should be staged – with no pointing at potholes

June 14 2021 02:30 AM


Fake polling is just one weapon in a political party’s arsenal of strategies to convince members of the public to give them their vote. Sinn Féin’s Election Tool-kit 2015 offers a fascinating glimpse into how the party trains members for the battlefield of electoral politics.

Many of the strategies would not be unique to Sinn Féin but the party’s decision to outline the tricks of the trade in a glossy training manual for members would be considered unusual.

Take the age-old art of digging for dirt on your political rivals – generally something that is discussed by political party operatives in hushed tones in party headquarters or public house snugs.

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