Jim Gallagher: SNP all about hanging on power

"A party whose only purpose is hanging on to power substitutes populism for policy-making. Populism thrives on demonising the other: so in time of trouble Westminster can always be blamed. Politics becomes a Potemkin village – a façade of self-serving rhetoric. Witness the SNP res­ponse to poor Mr Bell – “we must be right because people vote for us”."

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