As the Christmas panto season limps to a close, the political players seem determined for give one last comedic curtain call. Oh, yes, they do…
Scottish Labour is possibly, maybe, perhaps, about to try and play catch up with Scotland.
When the exit poll came, it came with a bang.
I don’t know anyone who has any real enthusiasm for this week’s General Election.
In the same week the leader of the Liberal Democrats was forced to deny a fake news report that she fired stones at squirrels while calling them “pleb bunnies”, she also revealed an unequivocal willingness to fire nuclear weapons.
Like a scene from Margaret Atwood’s dystopian The Handmaid’s Tale, protesters gathered to scream at women arriving at a Toronto library last week.
The former leader of the Scottish Conservatives is described on her Twitter feed as someone who doesn’t “write the headline” but Ruth “I used to be a journalist” Davidson is certainly hitting them. And for all the wrong reasons.
Hillary Clinton once joked that if she ever wanted to “knock a story off the front page”, all she had to do was change her hairstyle. Unfortunately, for Glasgow’s Lord Provost, it is her haircuts that have become the story.
It’s ironic the Tories are spending so much time debating how to bolster the Union after leaving the EU, given they have spent the last couple of years tearing it apart in their pursuit of Brexit.
Where were you when the Prime Minister was judged by the highest court in the land to have lied to the Queen?
Her big moment should have cast her as a heroic Boadicea-like-figure leading the charge in the March of the Moderates with a clear, coherent and potentially winning message for the Lib Dems on holding another referendum on Brexit.