This British Nationalist propaganda unit is not there to help spin Tory policy, although it may do so incidentally. Why would the British government need to 'spin' policies it has the power to impose regardless of what the people of Scotland want?
What little we know about the meetings between then Governor General Mundell and some of the President's men is suspicious because we know so little about those meetings.
The metamorphosis of the old Scottish Office is not yet complete. It will soon emerge as an unelected shadow administration accountable, not to Scotland's voters, but solely to the British executive. A British government department to govern a British territory in the interests of the British ruling elite.
Imagine you were talking to a couple and asked the woman's opinion on something only for the man to respond on her behalf. What would that suggest about the man's attitude to the woman? Would it suggest an attitude of respect?
This stuff about the Scotland Office's spending on propaganda is all very interesting. But we can get to the nub of the issue by asking a very simple question. The most fundamental of which is in respect of which best reflects and represents Scotland's choices, priorities and aspirations. Is it the government that is actually … Continue reading The shadow
Alistair Carmichael MP (Photo credit: Wikipedia)Having listened to Alistair Carmichael's defence in the matter of what I suppose we must grit our teeth and call #MemoGate, I am even more convinced than ever that he should resign immediately. Unbelievably, Carmichael is now insisting that we should simply ignore his despicable behaviour and focus instead on … Continue reading A smear backfires