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Shoulder to shoulder 142

Posted on February 27, 2016 by

The dogged determination of Scottish Labour to insult the Scottish electorate is a source of constant slack-jawed astonishment to us. Over the years we’ve lost count of the number of times the party’s politicians have effectively said “People are just too stupid to vote for us”, in the apparent belief that abuse is the way to win back support.


But it’s not always so overt. The subtler ways in which the party treats voters like morons include the assumption that people’s memories only go back to yesterday’s newspapers, and there can surely be no more stark illustration than its recent adoption of the attack line that the SNP are standing “shoulder to shoulder with the Tories”.

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Setting an example 193

Posted on December 05, 2015 by

Tuesday, then Saturday:

Bless ’em.

The sunshine of socialism 162

Posted on October 30, 2015 by

We’re big fans of socialism ourselves, so when a number of delegates at the Scottish Labour conference today, including UK leader Jeremy Corbyn, revived an old Keir Hardie line we were quite excited.


We just thought it’d be more fun than this.

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What a difference seven months makes 338

Posted on October 02, 2015 by

A tale of two rallies 188

Posted on September 19, 2015 by

Why we won’t give up 161

Posted on September 19, 2015 by

One year ago today.

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The Persuader 257

Posted on September 18, 2015 by

Nobody else is going to do this, so we’ll do it ourselves.

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She lives by the river 147

Posted on August 01, 2015 by

Michelle Mone, the fake-tan-and-diet-pills tycoon who threatened to leave Scotland if the SNP won the 2007 Holyrood election (but didn’t when they did), then threatened to leave if Yes won the referendum (but did when it didn’t), now lives in a very expensive flat by the Thames in London with a lovely view of Tower Bridge.


And boy, does she ever want you to know about it.

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Good luck, remaining Labour voters 220

Posted on June 25, 2015 by

Pick two from five. No refunds.


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Waiting for Nicola 323

Posted on May 04, 2015 by

Taken in Greenock earlier, prior to the First Minister’s visit.


It seems an appropriate image for today.

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The toll taken 265

Posted on April 29, 2015 by

On the left, Jim Murphy campaigning for the Scottish Labour leadership a few months ago (the backdrop is distinctive, placing the pic sometime last November).


On the right, Jim Murphy on STV tonight.

Don’t tell lies, readers. It drains your soul.

Ironic juxtaposition 135

Posted on April 25, 2015 by


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