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Never understanding 124

Posted on February 26, 2016 by

An interesting and illuminating exchange has taken place in the last few days between the First Minister and Times columnist Kenny Farquharson, one of the many senior journalists who’ve recently jumped from the sinking ship of The Scotsman to take up less prestigious but more secure positions elsewhere.

It started on Saturday night, when Farquharson tweeted this:


And then people said more stuff.

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Some brief thoughts on Donald Trump 285

Posted on February 25, 2016 by

Put your hands on your hearts, readers, and tell us that in the event of Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin leading the USA and Russia a year or so from now, you can’t see this actually literally happening. [EDIT: The fight, not nuclear apocalypse. Obviously.]

Look us straight in the eye and tell us there’s a 0% chance.

You can’t, can you?

We live in interesting times.

All the lights are coming on now 140

Posted on December 25, 2015 by

Have a good one, readers.

A tale of two situations 107

Posted on November 30, 2015 by

To mark the day that we both appeared in the Herald’s “Power 100” list of “The leading Scots who shape our lives” – and she had another go at trolling us – we’d like to dedicate this wonderful tune sincerely to the popular children’s author JK Rowling:

We’ll try to understand her problems more sensitively in future.

Through the fresh looking glass 76

Posted on November 06, 2015 by

It’s been such an exciting, action-packed week for Scottish Labour since a dynamic and thrusting PPB launched the 2015 branch-office conference that we worried there might be a danger people had forgotten it already. So we’ve brought it back for a curtain call, in a version a bit more appropriate for what remains of their core vote.

Never mind the zeitgeist, feel the width.

When you lose your friends 135

Posted on September 29, 2015 by

Neil Kinnock, 1987:


Did voters come home to Labour? No.

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You may also enjoy 138

Posted on July 31, 2015 by

We couldn’t help but smile at the related tunes.


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Moodievision: We’re The Opposition 54

Posted on July 08, 2015 by

Moodievision: Alistair’s Lament 243

Posted on June 03, 2015 by

All the high times 104

Posted on February 27, 2015 by

We’ve posted this video before, but right now it’s all we’ve got to say.

War, hide yourself 219

Posted on December 25, 2014 by

Merry Christmas, readers. Have a good one and we’ll see you soon.


If I don’t fight, I can’t go home 253

Posted on September 18, 2014 by

It’s Thursday in one minute.

Here we go.

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