empathy, human decency, and basic self awareness, but no one could ever accuse him of lacking a brass neck, Douglas is the kind of guy who would piss through your letterbox and then chap on your door to ask you how far it went. Yesterday, for reasons of its own, the Scotsman decided to publish an article penned by Douglas – or rather by his press officer which set out in nauseatingly fake blokeish terms how ‘fitba loving Douglas and his Scottish Tories are completely behind the footballer Marcus Rashford’s campaign to ensure that kids living in food poverty receive free school meals during the holidays, by completely behind he means voting against it when it came to a vote in the Commons, and then adding for good measure that the Scottish Tories will vote against it the next time it comes to a vote, this is a very odd definition of ‘completely behind’, but then I wouldn’t piss through your letterbox and then chap on your door to ask you how far it went. but then what do you expect from a party which trashed the Scotland Act and called it ‘strengthening devolution. The Tories are now deep into Trumpian levels of lying, which ,let’s face it, is the only way that a hungry wean is ever going to get a pork pie out of Douglas Ross and the Scottish Conservatives.I have been suffering from nausea since I had the stroke and Douglas’s fitba metaphor laden I’m a dad schtick almost made me lose my stomach lining. if only Douglas can keep up this level of boak inducing bollocks he could solve the problem of food poverty entirely because everyone who has the misfortune to read it will be far too nauseous to eat. Douglas’s claim to support free school meals is about as convincing as the BBC’s claim to be impartial on the topic of Scottish independence, The BBC seemingly wants us to believe that the reason it hasn’t confronted Douglas over his hypocrisy is because he has just popped out to fry up some fish fingers and chips for the weans.
the Scottish government has already committed to free school meals during the Xmas, Feb and Easter holidays, as well as the additional Scot Child Payment, but Douglas tells us he’s going to pressure the Scottish Government to do something that it is already doing which he didn’t do himself despite claiming that he fully supported it, The truth is that the only thing that Douglas fully supports is desperately lunging at any passing bandwagon in what now appears to be the increasingly vain hope that he can avoid the fate of his predecessor, Surname Surname.
Douglas now says that he abstained on the free school meals vote because it’s an England only issue, although had it been approved it would have produced a Barnett Consequential and delivered extra funding for Holyrood which the Scottish Government could have spent on free schoolmeals for kids in Scotland, mind you, being supposedly England only didn’t stop all his Scottish Tory colleagues from voting against, like Andrew Bowie, who voted against because he’s already got his six chips. And it wasn’t what Douglas was giving as a reason for abstention just after the vote when he claimed it was because he couldn’t get a proxy vote. Douglas was quite happy to vote on England only matters last week when he voted on the minimum length that an English fishing vessel needs to be in order to get an English fishing licence, but now all of a sudden not voting on England only matters is a thing. The kids that Douglas’s party has voted to deprive of school meals might not be able to smell any dinners but they can certainly smell all the shite that passes for his excuses.
the best way you can ensure that Douglas Ross and the Scottish Tories feed hungry school children is, the next time you see one of their lying leaflets full of fake promises and outright lies, is to rip it into tiny pieces, throw it in the composting bin, and use it to help fertilise a crop of potatoes. It’s the only way that wyou will ever get a meal deal from the Tories.
health update, in physio yesterday I took my first faltering steps since having the stroke, there is still a long journey ahead in rehab, but the physio did tell me that I will walk again. I don’t mind admitting that I got a bit emotional because last week I was very worried about whether I would ever be able to walk again. The consultant has told me to expect to remain in hospital for the next two to three weeks, and while there is still a long recovery road ahead, I am making good progress and am determined to do what it takes to make the best recovery possible. I would like to thank everyone for all your messages of love and support, and my heartfelt thanks to everyone who has so generously contributed to the crowd funder, which is now standing atover £29,000 of the £50,000 target. you have all boosted my spirits more than you can possibly imagine, Thank you all from the bottom of my heart.
typos, sorry, there’s going to be a lot of them while I learn how to type all over again, please be patient.
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