Kezia tells voters to vote Conservative. What’s left of her party in Scotland looks on in disbelief, absorbing the shock of this last betrayal. Independence supporters see and hear the last confirmation of what they always knew.
Labour has not collapsed. The World Trade Centre buildings in New York collapsed. Scottish Labour has evaporated, or – as Marx in his Communist Manifesto put it, a text I thought Bustard would appreciate – “all that is solid melts into air.”