The one people you can say anything about in Ireland are people from the Six Counties ...I agree entirely that he did not mean to make any racial slur and was obviously tweeting in admiration for the lead black character in the film , but he is around long enough to know how the media will play this , and play this they will.
Remember when he told the harmless joke about Michael Collins threatening to shoot newspaper editors , the Indo made it sound like Adams had threatened to set the IRA on Fionnan Sheehan of the Indo , the said Sheehan will think all his Christmases have come at once he hears about this. The Faux outrage will be epic.
Im nor dumb - I know this OP is a wind up making the point that if GA ordered black coffee, some fool would say that meant he was a Black and Tan ...
I am just laying down the law here. Like I do from time to time