There is something about Alex Salmond I could never tire of slapping, if only he were within arm’s reach. During 2007, this blog would frequently scandalise nationalists by mocking Salmond’s habit of waving claymores over his head to commemorate this or that historical defeat of Scotland in battle. But this photo (right) just takes the… Continue reading Was it cos Alex Salmond is black? (UPDATE)
Alex Salmond: flying the flag or flying a kite?
It’s good to see Alex Salmond reminding us quite so quickly about why the Lib Dems would have made a terrible, terrible mistake to go into coalition with him. He knows he can’t get this plan through Parliament, so why bother? The answer to that question is too obvious for me to bother answering. Stick… Continue reading Alex Salmond: flying the flag or flying a kite?
Chicken Entrail Psephology
One of the things about elections is that after them there is no shortage of people talking absolute nonsense about what the results ‘mean’. Take Alex Salmond, who has been quick to claim that Labour has lost the “moral authority to govern”. Leaving a philosophical argument about what morality actually means in this context to… Continue reading Chicken Entrail Psephology