I’m a long-term and genuine admirer of the work of Wings, especially in the years around 2014 when they were surely the major force in the online and paper-based, Yes campaign but it seems that they now share the view that the Scottish government has not done so well in handling the pandemic.

This puts Wings in the same company as the FT, the Guardian, Common Weal, Tom Gordon, Iain Macwhirter and Jackson Carlaw!

From 3rd June:

Anyone, of course, is entitled to an opinion about anything they like. And it certainly seems to be the case that the Scottish Government has some fairly serious questions to answer about its handling of the coronavirus pandemic.


But like them, they’re wrong. The evidence is here: