Let the love bombing begin! Well not really. It consisted of Eddie Izzard in union flag nail polish appearing at a Better Together fundraising concert in Edinburgh, paying his dues to the Labour party so they’ll let him stand as their candidate for London Mayor. Eddie is a very talented comedian whose heart is in the right place, it’s just a pity his understanding of Scotland is up his arse. Still, it was a sell-out event, just not in the sense of selling all the tickets.
Better Together events are always stage managed, and this one come came with a proper stage. It should have dominated today’s Scottish news coverage but was pushed off top billing by the sad death of Margo MacDonald, having a last laugh at the contortions of a wealthy elite trying to manufacture a grass roots movement.
Eddie’s appeal to Scotland consisted mainly of expressing the…
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