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Re: Scotland

By Dougie MacDougall30/6 14:06Tue Jun 30 14:06:57 2020In response to Re: Scotland

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I can't believe that I'm going to compare the two of them but Sturgeon and Farage both want the same basic thing, which is to get their country out of a political union which they think is not in its best interests. Of course, there's a completely different argument there about the motivations behind that and whether or not leaving those institutions would be good or bad.

You're right - given the hypothetical picture you are painting about Farage being PM - and lets give him the benefit of the doubt that he really is a true believer - at least he would be speaking from the perspective of not wanting to be part of what he was railing against.

That is a much more honest position than pretty much every PM to date, who has been keen to blame the EU for anything that's bad, claimed the credit for anything good that the EU did while all the while wanting to stay part of the EU.

The implication in your previous posts is that Sturgeon is behaving like that, that she's quite happy to blame Westminster when ever anything goes wrong, take credit for all the good stuff - and there's an element of that - but that she's fundamentally happy with the status quo and doesn't want to take on all the "difficult stuff" which is far from the truth.

If it were a Labour FM, railing at Westminster Tories to remain in power in Holyrood then you might have a point but I don't think its a massive secret that SNP want independence.

Edited by Dougie MacDougall at 14:07:28 on 30th June 2020

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