A terrific analysis. Why Humza keeps going out of his way to support a former FM notable for her complete lack of loyalty to her colleagues, I have no idea.

It makes it impossible for him to set his own agenda (if he's capable), because he is constantly having to fight the fires set by the previous leadership.

On the plus side, the Yes movement is now free from the shackles of the SNP leadership, because they have made themselves irrelevant to the cause. TBH, I've found the past few months quite freeing, and I've started to get involved in indy activities again.

One thing I don't understand is why so many pro-indy commentators on the left who had no time for Alex Salmond because of his social democracy, continue to fawn over his Neo-Liberal, authoritarian, successor.

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Spot on. How some are still blind I cannot understand.

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Good article Johnathan.

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