Shettleston in Glasgow has a 20 year old Tory councillor. It seems almost appropriate to leave this statement hanging here without further comment or analysis like in the late night ‘No Comment’ segment on Euro News.
It was a win. With the general election next – in a first past the post voting system – things are looking set for another astounding victory for the SNP.
We are being informed over all frequencies that the empire is striking back, but when we take a cool and collected look at the data we see that this is a bluff. On the whole unionism is on the decline and a new hope awaits.
Voting Tory – to coin Theresa May’s comment on Brexit – means voting Tory... and everything that Toryism in Britain stands for. They are kidding themselves on.
Scottish Labour is planning on taking the councils by stealth, with Labour members all over the country standing in the local elections as “independents.” Of course there are Tories doing the same thing, but it is the Scottish branch of the British Labour Party that stands to lose the most on 4 May.
The Conservative Party does not have “a racism problem.” The Conservative Party is a racist party. Racism is so much more than the spoken or written word; racism is a whole set of attitudes and assumptions about one’s own superiority and the superiority of one’s own group over and above an inferior and dangerous racialised other.