Tag Archives: Pete Wishart

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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Bullies or cowards or what? The SNP and the media

Yesterday brought news that a journalist/commentator I admire but don’t always agree with, Stephen Daisley, has been reined in by his employer, STV. The story was broken by Herald writers Tom Gordon and Daniel Sanderson and their words best summarise … Continue reading

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