Tommy Sheridan, the former leader of the Scottish Socialist Party, was facing a lengthy jail sentence last night after being convicted of perjury at the end of a 12-week trial.
Cue protests that he wuz robbed by the bastard capitalists….
I have to admit that I\’ve no problem with a politician that enjoys group sex or even just enjoys lots of sex. Or even sex with lots of different people. A smattering of sexual libertinism hasn\’t made any difference to the performance in office of the last two Mayors of London.
But lying in a libel trial, committing perjury, no, that\’s not on at all.