I never, ever, read Brian Wilson. I don’t need to any more.
When I saw this with the wind farm shot, I was reminded of reading and posting on a breakthrough in turbine manufacture by a Glasgow company some time ago which could not get government funding perhaps from the Labour administration that Wilson served in.
I can’t find it in the archives of the blog or after a bit of googling. Perhaps a reader can?
Anyhow, I did find this:
So, once more, we invented something useful first and the Union let us down. To be fair, 1887 is bit early to blame Labour but they’ve had opportunities since.