With the intensity of the Scottish Independence debate wafting out of the zone of frivolous apathy (to be hijacked by the bossies, of whatever ilk) towards the realisation that the date that was plucked out of thin air in the belief that it would never actually arrive (Nostradamus’ influence, perhaps?) we do now realise that a very serious topic, and all of the consequences thereof, will be decided on, next week. That will be it. Then the next blame game will commence.
Scotland the Brave will be in the spotlight, viewed from all over the world. Has the debate been conducted well? Will we be viewed as a country whose residents and leaders are worth listening to? Have our leaders led in a style that befits their status? Is that status seen to be deserved? Well, has the public been offered facts in an objective and pragmatic manner? I would say not – from my skewed perspective, of course. Continue reading