Gail Ross MSP has “considerable cause for concern”. The forces of ‘One Nation’ British Nationalism are gathering with the clear intention of dismantling Scotland’s democratic institutions, and Gail Ross has “considerable cause for concern”. People are being appointed by the new British Prime Minister who are explicitly tasked with preserving the Union regardless of the democratic will of Scotland’s people, and Gail Ross has “considerable cause for concern”.
Our cherished public health service, our valuable food and drink industry are to be sacrificed on the altar of British imperialist pretension, and Gail Ross has “considerable cause for concern”.
The distinctive political culture Scotland has been developing founded on principles of fairness, dignity and respect is about to be eradicated, and Gail Ross has “considerable cause for concern”.
The entire constitutional settlement is about to be unilaterally rewritten by far right British Nationalist ideologues intent on imposing their inanely jingoistic notion of Britishness on Scotland along with a brand of neo-liberalism stripped of any vestige of economic rationality or social conscience or basic human decency, and Gail Ross has “considerable cause for concern”.
I too have “considerable cause for concern”. I am concerned that, while arguably the greatest threat Scotland has ever faced looms closer by the day, the people we elected to represent and defend Scotland’s interests seem unable or unwilling to articulate that threat, far less confront it.
I am concerned that Gail Ross and her colleagues are not nearly concerned enough about our nation’s predicament.
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