Ignoring the news of death rates falling below, and vaccination rates rising above, other parts of the UK, the National joined the others in jumping the gun to trumpet the attainment of the record BBC Scotland has waited for.
Just over a week ago, in an anti-Sturgeon tirade, their Michael Fry repeated the outright lie that Scotland had had more Covid deaths over the pandemic.
In October 2020, they stated that the FM had admitted to a lack of clarity over cafe shutdown exemptions. She had not.
It comes from the top:
Their first editor Richard Walker said in 2015:
We can and will be critical of the SNP.
Walker is now 5th in a list of 12 SNP candidates for the South Scotland region. If ever there was a reason for SNP 1 and other 2.
There’s a long trail of their ‘criticism’. See: https://talkingupscotlandtwo.com/2020/10/18/the-nationals-professionalism/