It doesn't become Tocasaid to gloat in others misery but... seeing the queues of taxis taking away a succession of Labour and LibDem 'Portillos' is immensely satisfying. So, GIRUY. And, I really fkn hope that you do find out for real what it is like to survive on £55 a week.
Anyway, how did the high-heid-yins and talking heads in the world of politics fare - not only in the runup to #GE2015 - but in the previous years. Years that are important if we wish to examine the painful but deserved decline of the
Firstly, here's the one-time socialist cum NATO chief, George Robertson AKA the Baron of
"Devolution will kill Nationalism stone dead"Now, there's the 'spider' that pulled the strings behind Jim Murphy's meltdown of a campaign - and other failures - John McTernan. The Mr Nasty of UK and Australian politics who makes Alasdair Campbell look like a life-giving ray of sunshine said,
"The No vote brings that fantasy (the SNP) to a juddering halt. The Tories will lose the 2015 general election."
oh, the Spider again,
"A no-vote will rejuvenate Scottish Labour".
Well, that one worked out well, eh?
Another nasty is George Galloway who himself is out on his arse.
"The SNP won't win a single seat from Labour."
Galloway needs to take the words 'single', 'seat' and 'Labour' and rearrange them into a new sentence.
Tha last word goes to the Dead Man Walking that is Jim Murphy,
"I'm astonished at how easy it's been to outwit the SNP"
Off to prepare the groundwork for some good drams later on. I'm sure this post will be a work in progress.
Edit: final word goes to Wings over Scotland, of course, with a pretty comprehensive account of the utter bullshit spoken by the deluded. Sure, we all make mistakes but even at the time these statments were patently ludicrous.