I read what Nicola Sturgeon actually said and I see a form of words which gives the impression of a promise whilst giving no concrete undertaking.
By now you will all be familiar with Pete Wishart's vacuous and fantastical take on the way to restore Scotland's independence and Alyn Smith's pompous and self-aggrandising opinions on what the SNP is and should be - whether the majority of members agree or not. If not, steel yourself for wading through the sludge of … Continue reading Restoration
Where stands the SNP?
How often do those who mindlessly squawk the mantra that 'it's not all about the SNP' need to be told be told that it is all about the Scottish Government and that since only the SNP is in a position to form a government with a mandate to act on the constitutional issue then it bloody well IS all about the SNP!
Plotting and scheming
Suppose you were in charge of a Scottish political party with, say, 120,000 members. Suppose that party was in government. Suppose you'd made a bit of an arse of things. Maybe you'd tried to introduce a policy that was extremely controversial. Or there'd been some scandal which, although fairly minor, was blown out of all … Continue reading Plotting and scheming