Here’s today’s new low. It comes from Manchester, courtesy of the thigh squeezing, serially mendacious unelected Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson, and his speech today.
“Five years on, normal self-governance for Scotland is more than just an economic and democratic necessity. It’s an urgent moral imperative.”
“Firstly, there is no hierarchy of courts. Parliament is answerable, equally, to every court in these lands.”
“It comes down to how you see Scotland”
“I’ve felt for some time that Scotland has two parliaments: one which broadly represents its best interests, and one whose raison d’etre is to work against them.”
“Whilst it would be probably be better to be living next to a happy and economically prosperous neighbour, it’s hardly our responsibility to make them so.”
Tomorrow, Wednesday, the new Secretary of State for Scotland, Alister Jack, will be in Stranraer for the Cattle Show. Columnist Alec Ross reflects on what Brexit means for his home town – and for Scotland.
“The importance of Scotland taking bold steps towards a better future has never felt so urgent. “
“The key message is everyone, without exception, can choose how they think.”
“In the end, it’s about people. And respect. And truth.”