John Donnelly wrote:Come on you guys. waken up. Why does everything ALWAYS have to be tribal; us-and-them.
Even though you live in Holland, you know the answer to that question as well as we, who live in Scotland, do.
Maybe I'm picking this up wrong, but you seem to be suggesting that it's O.K. to unite, regardless of your
beliefs, just as long as It's against the Scottish National Party and anyone who believes in Scottish Independence ?
You then go on to use the words, "common enemy".
Is that not, in itself, creating a "them-and-us" attitude ?
I tend to vote, like most people, for a party OR person who "sells" me a policy or set of policies I believe in.
A party OR person who stands for the same or similar beliefs as I do.
What I don't vote for, Is for that party OR person to go and jump into bed with someone who is totally against
the very foundations of everything I stand for OR who may have policies that I detest.
Notice how there is NEVER any talk of "alliances", pre election. I wonder why ?????
In an "Ideal world", there would be NO party politics.
But It's far from an Ideal world and party politics is what we have.
Party politics IS divisive, them-and-us, red or blue, FOR or AGAINST.
Take your pick.
When the "Scottish" branches of the Unionist parties decide to cut their apron strings from their
Westminster masters, and truly become Scottish political parties with Scotland's Interests first
and foremost, then and only then will we be able to truly open our minds and grow.
But then again, that is exactly why Scotland has seen a surge in support for Scottish Independence.
People are wakening up. The Unionist lies & dirty politics don't work anymore.
Whatever England votes, Scotland gets.