Her depiction of the European Union as a new threat from the continent; as an existential battle against Euro-Nazism, is no exaggeration. The featured image of the blog post is nothing less than an updated version of the Dad’s Army map – the one with little union jack arrows being chased out of Europe by swastika arrows. In her map Great Britain (Mmm)TM is surrounded by the evil EU empire on all sides, forever dug-in in its perennially entrenched salient. Her monomaniacal representation of Europe, however, betrays her vast ignorance of history.
What emerged after the re-think hiatus of Scottish unionism was a hard core remnant of British nationalists; they have metamorphosed from pious peddlers of almost believable British lies into hard-nosed defenders of the union, no matter the cost. After this resurrection we found ourselves looking into the blank and pitiless eyes of born again, fundamentalist, extremist British nationalists; people with nothing left but a union jack and a thousand-yard stare.
In her fertile imagination the idea that other people have other opinions on the future of Scotland and that they are prepared to use democratic means to realise their vision of the future constitutes a threat to her country.
Follow @UrFhasaidh Like most people on planet Scotland right now I have become an avid reader of the vociferous Effie Deans. Personally I think it unfair that she gets the abuse and the trolls that she does. I don’t get the impression at all that she’s a bad person – she’s just a unionist who … Continue reading Effie’s About the Arts not the Logic