Is Ed a Robot?
Those of us who watched Red Ed celebrate Thatcherism and denounce ‘benefit scroungers’ might be confused about the much heralded ‘transformative speech’. Ed claimed all parties had to be pro-business and revealed he believes the legislation in the eighties that saw Unions neutered was correct before confirming Ed Balls announcement that Labour would do nothing to reverse the Tory-Liberal cuts programme. While other Scottish blogs give platforms to the Labour candidates it’s a bit odd that they are not addressing these more fundamental issues. Scottish Labour can call itself the Bay City Rollers and operate from the Wallace Monument if it likes but if British Labour has these policies they are a disaster for progressive Scotland.
Ed Miliband’s brave new dawn turned out to be a regurgitation of Blairite orthodoxies. But a more worrying issue about our Cicero Rouge is the fact that he appears to be a robot. Do not adjust your sets…