The Telegraph’s Tim Stanley – who stood as a Labour candidate in the 2005 general election – He has since distanced himself from the Labour Party and has been arguing in support of the US Republican Party. didn’t make even try to conceal his extraordinary hostility, and was joined someone called Petrie Hosken (who seems to be chiefly known for presenting a breakfast show on London radio station LBC( so really qualified to comment on Scotland) embarked on a sustained personal attack, Alex Salmond
Hosken’s ignorance was particularly clear given the SNP’s long-standing policy of abstaining from any vote not affecting Scotland. given the SNP have a long-standing policy (unlike Scottish Labour and the other Unionist parties there) of abstaining from any vote not affecting Scotland.
A group of people commenting on something they know absolutely nothing about, politics in Scotland. They were reviewing the Herald a paper really only sold in Scotland?
How often do the BBC normally even cover the Scottish Sunday papers?
So why the hostility.
Could it be that a sizeable bloc of SNP and Plaid MPs who oppose the austerity agenda of the Lab-Tory-Libdem Bloc who are increasingly pandering to the Anti-immigration rhetoric of BBC darling Nigel Farage might lead the millions of people in England who are appalled by this to ask why can't we have a party like these to vote for?
They might just think hang on how about the Greens or in Cornwall Mebyon Kernow. and perhaps Yorkshire First (though I will have to research the latter more thoroughly).
Could we be hearing from some English quarters
Please Alex. Help us against this lot?
Plaid leader Leanne Wood in her conference speech calling for her to be included in the leadership debate pointed out that the voters in England need to know what they are getting from Plaid.
Could one of the reason the BBC and the rest of the media are excluding Plaid, SNP and Greens who have signed an Anti-austerity pact from the Leaders Debate, be that People throughout the UK may just like what they are saying?