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Salmond's comeback is a pitiful sight

27 March 2021

4:13 AM

27 March 2021

4:13 AM

When Alex Salmond lost his seat at the 2017 general election, he finished his concession speech with a quotation from Sir Walter Scott’s poem, ‘Bonnie Dundee’:

‘And tremble false Whigs, in the midst of your glee/You have not seen the last of my bonnet and me.’ 

Well, it is true that we have heard far too much from Alex Salmond in the years since but all roads, I suppose, led to the wholly unsurprising announcement this afternoon that Salmond is getting back into the game.

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