Tag Archive for ‘David Cameron’

Jekyll and Hyde

The week started well, with Rory wanting to find 100,000 people to man the border hills with flaming torches and David Cameron urging a constitutional orgy of inter-national love messaging. Unfortunately by Wednesday the No campaign had descended into a… Read More ›

The Hunger Games

By Mike Small Today Britain’s Invisible Man spoke at The Hunger Games. Actually, he didn’t. Like most of the No campaign he made reference to past events, in this case those wonderful days when we opened the Olympics, Sir Chris… Read More ›

Hope and Glory?

By Mike Small I’m beginning to think there’s a connection between this weeks story about dogs shitting facing north and Unionist commentators output (presumably genuflecting south). Hamish Macdonell is on fine form squatting here (apparently someones had the temerity to… Read More ›

The Fairly Big Society

From our ongoing series of extracts from Closer, here Dougald Hine reflects on the Big Society. Whatever became of the Big Society? It still gets mentioned, sometimes, as a joke: its humourless punchline, the lengthening queues at volunteer-run food banks…. Read More ›

Fibre Optics

By Kevin Pringle, Scottish National Party Strategic Communications Director. The underlying issue behind Prime Minister David Cameron’s refusal to debate the case for an independent Scotland with First Minister Alex Salmond is that it exposes an identity crisis at the… Read More ›

Riddle Me This…

By Mike Small Michael Forsyth’s impact on the constitutional settlement – whatever that ends up being from the Stone of Destiny to the Euro Referendum – will be for historians to decide, but whisper it he’s doing a great job… Read More ›

The Axis of Incredulity

Despite the litany of threats and ‘warnings’ of the dangers of self-governance, the reality is that we are governed by reckless ideologues. Cameron threatens to ‘temporarily withdraw’ from the European Convention on Human Rights in order to expedite radical cleric’s… Read More ›

EU 2 Brutus?

So Cameron may walk into and flounce out of more EU meetings, he may renegotiate to his heart’s content, he may grandstand and bluster, he may shout loudly and wave a small stick, but all he can get out of it is what the other 27 states agree to…

Devo Shsh

After months of demanding a referendum that is simple, clear and transparent. David Cameron has suggested a process that is top secret. You’ve heard of Devo Max and Devo Plus, welcome to Devo Shsh…by Doug Daniel David Cameron’s sudden (apparent)… Read More ›

The Spin Room

By Mike Small So what just happened? Watching the body language, maneuvering and positioning is fascinating. Salmond welcomes Cameron, and hand on back ushers him into a room before sitting in front of a huge yellow map. The table was… Read More ›