The brutal dirty tricks campaign against Kate Forbes is beginning to backfire
As Sturgeon and Swinney pour scorn on her beliefs while backing Humza ‘worst health minister’ Yousaf, SNP members think they’ve gone too far
The base problem is that absolutely none of them have any particular merit or vision. They’re just scrambling for power so that they can have power. Thus there is no tactic available to anyone other than dirty tricks. If there’s no there there, then how to distinguish oneself from the pack? So, play dirty.