Oh, the Scottish Elections have descended into the realms of the farcical. The ramifications of the huge SNP gain, small party losses and Labour/Lib Dem backlash is that the one party that could not get even one seat in the first Holyrood elections may now preside over its proceedings. (via)
“Either we re-run the election or the returning officer contacts these 10,000 people who had their ballot treated as spoiled to ascertain their actual preference.“We need to do that, otherwise democracy is in crisis in Scotland.” (via) Sure. And open the process to bribery of said 10,000 people? I think not. If there was a […]
There’s a splendid Gaelic word, bourach. It means an utter, hideous mess. This is bourach, Mach Five.