Vote Nob Orders: The B-list celebrity edition

It all seems to be about the grassroots these days. We’ve had the Tory ‘astro-turf’ Vote No Borders and now we have the Labour ‘muddy playing field’ Let’s Stay Together. Good work Paul!

Wee Ginger Dug

Everyone has a right to express their opinion on Scottish independence, that’s perfectly fair. So it’s not at all unfair that a number of celebs have appeared in a new video telling Scotland how much they love us and why they don’t want us to leave Westminster’s tender embrace. They love us, we’re their best friend, but they still don’t trust us with the TV remote control or with determining our own spending.

Despite being touted as an unofficial intervention in the campaign, the video is a tactic straight out of the Canadian Government’s Quebec referendum playbook. Get a whole load of celebs to tell voters in anguished terms how much they love us, they need us, and they don’t want us to go. Westminster misery is no fun if you can’t share it you see, and obviously little unimportant people are going to be swayed by the opinions of…

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About Hugh Wallace

Soldier, sailor, policeman, engineer, scientist, democrat, socialist, environmentalist, advocate of Scottish Independence
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