Newton Emerson: Foster’s lack of control over DUP is one of Brexit’s original sins
First Minister risks highlighting splits within her own party if she lauds sea border deal
DUP leader Arlene Foster: the pragmatic option would be to embrace the sea border straight away and spin it as positive. Photograph: Kelvin Boyes/Press Eye
How will the DUP learn to live with the sea border?
It might take hope from its failure to stop the 1985 Anglo-Irish Agreement, supposedly a cataclysm for the union, yet so boring in operation that everyone promptly forgot about it.