The Culture War Election

In some ways, the upcoming Holyrood election is lacking in the drama of an American election night or a nail-biting referendum. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon enjoys approval ratings far higher than any of her opponents. The SNP are almost certain to win the election with even the worst polls for her party giving them aContinue reading “The Culture War Election”

Trump is a mould that can’t be so easily scrubbed away.

If you’re a political nerd like me, elections are always an exciting affair: they’re an excuse to pull an all-nighter and hunker down in the living room, splitting your attention between the holy trinity of the television, laptop and phone. This year didn’t quite go to plan. I settled in on the settee and crackedContinue reading “Trump is a mould that can’t be so easily scrubbed away.”