Tag Archives: Kezia Dugdale

Kezia’s career

Maybe it’s just because we’ve grown so accustomed to venality and corruption within the British parties, but there’s a distinct sense here of Kezia Dugdale being bought off. One needn’t be hugely cynical to wonder what leverage Dugdale has that … Continue reading

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Pissing on protocol

In politics, protocol is very important. There have to be rules of behaviour. Etiquette, if you like. Without such rules, the often complex business of politics can get very messy, and much more difficult. People have to know their place … Continue reading

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Who’s demeaning who now?

It is interesting to contrast the spittle-flecked histrionics of Neil Findlay and others of Kezia Dugdale’s ‘colleagues’ with the muted, reasonable comments from Keith Brown. I know which I regard as the more mature and appropriate. As is so often … Continue reading

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Leaving the circus?

Scottish Labour erupts into civil war after Rowley gaffe leads to attack on ‘latest Jackie Baillie pish’ This is all very amusing. Or it would be if we were not already weary of the longest-running farce in Scottish politics. A … Continue reading

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Understanding why

Whatever his other qualities, Iain Macwhirter is a journalist in the British tradition. Hence his tendency to echo the cosy consensus of the London-based media. And his dutiful adherence to another facet of the British journalistic tradition, the prompt rehabilitation … Continue reading

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Dugdale v Campbell

I don’t care if you vote Stay/Leave in the UK, Leave/Remain in the EU or even if you believe in God or not…I really don’t care.  However, I do care about how you want your politicians to behave.  Stuart Campbell, … Continue reading

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Envy really can be deadly

I suspect people may be wearying of even the more thoughtful attempts to analyse and explain Kezia Dugdale’s ‘thinking’. I’m not sure it matters what her motives are. It’s hard to find any relevance in her views. But there’s a … Continue reading

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