The world's most-read Scottish politics website

Wings Over Scotland

The polls were not wrong 312

Posted on May 09, 2015 by

Much of the commentariat and media has been in a froth for the last 24 hours about the supposed failure of the nation’s pollsters to predict the Conservative victory. This, for example, was Labour’s highly-paid election guru David Axelrod:


But the truth is that the polls – just like the heavily-maligned exit poll which turned out to be bang on the money – got nothing wrong. The people interpreting them did.

Read the rest of this entry →

Seeing it coming a mile off 125

Posted on May 08, 2015 by

The media might be shocked. But readers of Wings aren’t.


Because there’s simply no excuse for anyone acting surprised.

Read the rest of this entry →

A lucky escape 104

Posted on December 04, 2014 by

Phew, eh?


(April 2014 on the left, December 2014 on the right.)

Barely worth the words 175

Posted on November 12, 2014 by

We told you so #2 955

Posted on September 23, 2014 by

Even we’re surprised how fast these are coming true.


Stay tuned for more. They’re on the way.

Read the rest of this entry →

Number 1 in a long series 416

Posted on September 20, 2014 by

Of posts subtitled “We told you so”.


Coming soon: Iraq War III, Tory victory in 2015, UK out of Europe in 2017. Hold tight.

↑ Top