Tag Archives: Pete Wishart

‘No Thanks!’ blog Top Ten posts 2017

Well, another year in a Scotland increasingly weary of nationalism draws to a fractious close and I take my annual look at the No Thanks! Top Ten most-read posts. As usual, the list is dominated by articles that touch on … Continue reading

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The SNP lifeboat disaster

Wikimedia Commons We have the opportunity, there’s a lifeboat attached to the good ship UK that’s heading for that Brexit iceberg – it’s called Scottish independence. Let’s get on board that lifeboat, let’s row as fast as possible. – Pete … Continue reading

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Pete Wishart SNP MP links the Scottish council elections to the ‘rape clause’

If I wasn’t aware of Pete Wishart SNP MP from other crass and ill-judged behaviour (see numerous examples here) I’d have said this is almost unbelievable. Set aside the mere details in the tweet above that this long-standing member of … Continue reading

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My SNP conference round-up

Well, thank [insert profanity of choice]. That’s another SNP [insert 2/3/4 day] conference over for [insert time period of perceived frequency of said events – 3/6/12 months]. I did think of blogging a daily conference diary but life is short … Continue reading

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#WeAreScotland

No. 1 – SNP MP Pete Wishart No.2 – SNP MP Mhairi Black No. 3 – SNP councillor and Nicola Sturgeon’s election agent: it’s an ‘SNP hashtag’ No. 4 – Publicly-funded political institution that should know better, unlike scores of … Continue reading

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‘His contributions were crap’ – Round 3 of Nicolson/Wishart vs the media

I thought I’d be moving on from what I hoped was my second and final contribution to this subject – A squalid sideshow – SNP MP denies involvement in silencing journalist, fails to prove case – but more detail has come … Continue reading

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A squalid sideshow – SNP MP denies involvement in silencing journalist, fails to prove case

The Nicolson/Wishart vs Daisley/Herald/STV, if that’s what it is, saga probably needs to come to an end soon. In yesterday’s The National newspaper Nicolson published what is in effect a defence of his claimed lack of involvement in the online … Continue reading

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