Revolting Peasants

Former First Minister Jack McConnell recently dismissed the surge in SNP support as a “protest movement”.  Hearing that brought to mind a scene from a Mel Brooks film[1]: Count De Monet:    It is said that the people are revolting. King Louis:    You said it; they stink on ice. In October 2014, not long after the referendum, I heard […]

More Numbers

There’s a very interesting piece of analysis by “Ian and Charlie” comparing aspects of the three referendums held in Scotland, in 1979, 1997 and 2014. It can be found at this link. I’m not completely convinced by all of the arguments made, particularly because the 2014 referendum was different in a pretty fundamental way from […]