What if that other voice we all know so well responds by saying, 'We say no, and we are the state'? Well, we say yes ─ and we are the people. Canon Kenyon Wright (Scottish Constitutional Convention, 1989) There will almost certainly be a referendum in 2023. Failing that, the SNP proposes to declare the … Continue reading The People Say Yes!
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I might consider Nicola Sturgeon's new-found fighting spirit more convincing if she hadn't previously intimated that the Section 30 process was the only 'legal and constitutional' route. She seems to have changed her position on that. It turns out those of us who have always insisted that a Section 30 order was not necessary were … Continue reading Almost there!
It is not until the final step that we find something which with a generosity of spirit to which few will be inclined might pass as a bit of a plan.
Is the SNP prepared for a new independence referendum?
How does the party respond to MacAskill's allegation that the SNP relies overmuch on “self-satisfied parroting of opinion poll results” to deflect criticism. What does the party say to that? Well, apparently, a party source told The National: “Sir John Curtice is more positive about recent polling than Kenny.”. It seems this "party source" knows not the ways of irony.
Get out of the shit!
In real life, if you were being shat upon you would tend to be aware of the fact. There would be unmistakable indications. You'd be likely to detect the signs and register the fact of having been shat upon.
Bonkers like a Britnat!
So, Chris Deerin's message is simple. We should ignore all the tangible, objective evidence - much of which he helpfully lists for us - and take his word for it that Nicola Sturgeon and the SNP are doing it all wrong. That she and her party are enjoying almost exclusively positive outcomes is irrelevant. The … Continue reading Bonkers like a Britnat!