As some people are regular readers of this blog, you couldn’t have failed to notice that I describe Alex Salmond as
Scotland’s ‘jolly fat man’ and Nicola Sturgeon
unpopular Deputy First Minister.
In a previous existence Alex Salmond was a Westminster MP who was known for sticking the political boot in opponents no matter how low. Then he stepped down from the leadership of the SNP because the party was going nowhere. He then came back when it looked like Nicola Sturgeon was going to lose leadership contest to Rosanna Cunningham!
The expenses scandal hit
Westminster and in 2007, the SNP became the
people running the Scottish Executive which they changed the name to call the
Scottish Government. Salmond came back with a big smile on his face and a
softer tone to be everyone’s friend and buddy.
It was just an act, while playing the humble man; Alex Salmond had no problem diving into a life of luxury at the taxpayers’ expense. To sell the ‘I am your pal and I am sticking up for
Scotland’, the SNP Cabinet took
their cabinet on the road to do a 'meet the people' drive. So, you get Alex
Salmond and his Cabinet in Church halls creating a certain image of
transparency and openness while at the same time their modus operandi was
completely different. £2,900 a night hotels on taxpayer funded trips, sound like
pious living to you?
They were literally taking the piss out of Scottish people…… we were conned!
Every now and then, Hamish turns up at the blog to complain, but along with him, someone called Michael Rossi stopped by to ask why I keep calling Nicola Sturgeon ‘unpopular’. In my reply to him and in numerous blog posts, I highlighted my experience of the Govan by-election meeting residents. The women of Govan repeatedly told me that Nicola Sturgeon is an ‘arsehole’. In the press, TV and to some extent social media, Nicola Sturgeon has been marketed as some kind of caring ‘super woman’.
So, on the one hand you have people she represents calling her ‘arsehole’ and on the others side of the fence, you have the political establishment and others trying to call her a ‘super woman’.
Obviously this doesn’t tally up, some people appear to either be getting it wrong or there is an anomaly. I think the way to explain why this is so, is that Nicola Sturgeon has ‘more than one face’ depending on who stands in front of her.
While in the SNP, I got around quite a bit during my time, because among other things I wanted to get a sense of what the party was, in some respects, the Scottish National Party leaves a lot to be desired.
Alex Salmond and Nicola Sturgeon in my opinion aren’t Nationalists, which is rather odd considering they lead a Nationalist party. Over years, these two clowns have secured their positions as leaders by creating a party within a party; a clique is the best way to describe it. The members of the SNP are deliberately kept ignorant as Salmond and Sturgeon try to hold together various anti British establishment groupings. At the same time as promoting grudge, grievance and malcontent at every party conference to whip up hate, they declared themselves as ‘civic nationalists’.
This was done to appeal to non Scots that they were ‘Scottish’, if you type in Google, ‘SNP Vote Rigging’, you can see the contribution to racism among other things that these people fostered while the SNP leadership of Alex Salmond and Nicola Sturgeon stood idly by and allowed Scots and others to be cheated within their own party and during elections.
Have you noticed how guilty unpopular Nicola Sturgeon is looking these days, like someone who has done something so obscene, they think everyone knows and is sitting in judgment of them? When I attend SNP socials where Sturgeon turned up, she couldn’t wait to get the ‘hell out of dodge’ once she done her speech to the Pollok SNP branch. At first I thought this was something to do with being busy next day, but I began to wonder whether she hated being around working class people.
Some people say that ‘like attracts like’.
Anyway, someone got in contact with me to refer me to a jpeg picture which you can see on this blog post.
Jeff Breslin made a name as a blogger, and runs a blog called Better Nation; he tweeted on twitter regarding the imploding SNP independence campaign:
“The only foreseeable game changer that could deliver a Yes Victory is Salmond announcing an imminent retirement from Scottish politics”.
An interesting wee tweet but whether Salmond stays or goes, it will make no difference to the independence campaign, he is too vain, loves luxury and Nicola Sturgeon doesn’t sell well with the Scottish public.
The reply to the tweet came from Nationalist blogger Stuart Campbell who calls himself Rev Stuart Campbell. His blog is called ‘Wings over
Scotland’, not that he lives here; he is parked
in . He is probably the most
famous of what is termed the cybernats. Bath, England
His reply, I feel lends weight to my proposition that Nicola Sturgeon isn’t ‘superwomen’ portrayed by the SNP and the media:
“@jeffbres wouldn’t work. Woman I just spoke to with all-anti-Salmond friends said they hate Sturgeon just as much”.
pro independence blogger cannot escape noticing that people ‘hate’ Nicola
Sturgeon. In the press, Sturgeon is written up as a ‘social justice campaigner’
which I think can be summed up with one word….. bollocks! Bath,
I think the press promoting this rubbish really do need to take a long hard look at their self imposed delusion. I can understand them wanting to maintain ‘contacts’ to network but really, there are limits to toadying.
In less than 35 days,
‘jolly fat man’ Alex Salmond and unpopular Nicola Sturgeon are going to see a
historic and epic No vote by the people of Scotland. In some respects it will
finally kill of the myth of Salmond and Sturgeon’s “popularity” and expose them
as they really are.
Alex Salmond and unpopular Nicola Sturgeon have turned the Scottish National Party into a party within a party, it is a rather nasty vicious clique whom I call it what is actually is, a ‘rat ship’, and the torpedoes will be sinking it on the 18th September.
This tweet by Wings over
Scotland just proves that George
Laird is right again. Alex Salmond and unpopular Nicola Sturgeon have no future
in Nationalist politics post 19th September.
A Nationalist doesn’t leave people to die of cancer by refusing to end the postcode lottery regarding availability of cancer drugs to the sick, Nicola Sturgeon, unpopular Nicola Sturgeon is no Nationalist!
The Campaign for Human Rights at