Scottish government: Obama-lite?

The Scottish government behind the noxious Lockerbie bomber release was only granted limited self-rule or "devolution" in 1997.  Perhaps the Scots serving in their "wee pretendy parliament" are as thick as the UK Telegraph's Gerald Warner suggests in his evisceration of those responsible for the horrendous decision.  Mr.Warner assesses the parliament rather caustically:"The chief consequence of setting up the Holyrood parliament has been that 129 Scottish villages are missing their idiots." We are just not certain yet whether it is Kenny MacAskill or Gordon Brown leading their liberal/progressive march.    While MacAskill has manned up and taken responsibility for the highly suspect decision to release Al-Megrahi, Gordon Brown is nowhere to be found.  Perhaps the Prime Minister is curled up in front of the telly, enjoying his cherished gift of DVDs from President Obama on a television which can play US-standard television,...(Read Full Post)