Alex Salmond's breathtaking arrogance once again fails when confronted with hard facts, writes Kevin Hague
ALEX Salmond once proudly boasted of his ability to put “a gloss on statistics or any economic figure” to build a political case.
It seems he thinks he’s just too clever, that ordinary voters aren’t smart enough to spot when he’s trying to mislead us.
His misplaced arrogance was much in evidence last weekend as he scoffed and chuckled his way through a Saturday morning interview on BBC Radio 5 Live’s Pienaar’s Politics.
Early in the interview he said, “we know that the expectation within Her Majesty’s Treasury is that an exit from the single marketplace will cost 20 per cent of trade and... read more
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