Monday, 22 September 2014

You are the company you keep

The independence referendum was a bit of an eye-opener for me in that it revealed not only the depths to which the establishment was prepared to sink in order to hang on to vested interests, but also the willingness of supposedly sworn enemies to reveal that, in reality, you couldn't put a cigarette paper between them. Not only were Labour happy to stand shoulder to shoulder with the Tories -- they were also more than happy to cooperate with even less salubrious individuals.

For instance, here's Labour MP for Aberdeen South Anne Begg posing in a cosy clinch with the delightful Dave MacDonald, leader of the Scottish National Front:

And here's ginger rodent Danny Alexander, Liberal Democrat MP for Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch & Strathspey, campaigning side by side with Scotland's sole UKIP MEP, the charming David Coburn:

Lends a whole new meaning to the words "Better Together", doesn't it?

(Images source: Wings Over Scotland)

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