Both the optics and what was actually happening last night was appalling. Masked guards - flame retardant moreso than to disguise apparently, but were they seriously imagining being petrol bombed, has that ever happened in Ireland at a protest like that?? - protecting hoods while they board up an empty property at the behest of a slumlord.
Connolly said we would merely swap one form of propertied class for another. Seems a lot of people are more concerned about their garden fences than fellow citizens.