The Herald is not entirely opposed to independence and working hard to deceive its readers on that issue. Most of its ‘big beast’ old male writers are, of course, but the editing is more anarchic. I’ve noted McConnell’s work before. On the ferry ‘scandal’ he writes
LEADING global fund manager James Anderson recently highlighted his belief that a very large state investment fund in Scotland, matched with private sector money, could enable the nation to achieve major successes.
His suggestion had one critical caveat – there would have to be an “absolute acceptance” that much would fail in such investment.https://www.heraldscotland.com/business_hq/20146163.ferguson-marine-sniping-signals-scottish-goldfish-bowl-politicians-not-grown-up-enough-ian-mcconnell/
It’s clear who the ‘Scottish goldfish bowl politicians’ are. Ironically its the party apparently most in favour of free-market economics.