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Friday, 7 November 2008

Hold on- I was wrong and how glad I am to be so!

Silly me for listening to those "close to the action"! What a win for Lyndsay Roy, a majority of 6737, an increase in our share of the vote and hope once again for the party.

That being said, and I don't want to put a damper on a great night (two council election wins as well), my previous points about trust remain. This was fought on local issues and hammered an SNP council record. I am elated tonight but I will be contented when I see a deeper turn in our national poll numbers and folk saying not just that Gordon's the man of the credit crunch moment but that he's the man for the next election as well. Still a brilliant night for us, especially for Lyndsay and Cammy, (though not for my ability to predict election wins!)


Daily Rabble said...

Congratulations! I'm not attached to any particular party, but it's a breath of fresh air to see someone stemming the tide of the SNP for a bit...

Malc said...

I was, sadly, right with my prediction. Still, as you say Ewan, lessons to learn for all.

Ewan said...

It is good news for Labour but it is only a by election win, (well three actually), but the point remains and certainly Glenrothes should not be a place we are loosing. To stem the tide , as you rightly desire daily rabble, will take much more and still some lessons to be learned and on that I very much agree with malc.

Thanks for the posts to both of you


Suzy said...

I had the pleasure of being introduced to Lindsay in the Scottish Parliament last week.

I, like you, Daily Rabble am tied to no particular party but I am very happy that the SNP were stopped in their tracks!!

Gordon Brown is without doubt the best man to lead the UK through the current economic problems and hopefully in so doing, people will realise that he is the best man to KEEP in Number 10!

Did I say I was tied to no particular party? ;0) I actually really am not but do have people I like and also people I dislike :0)

Ewan said...

Suzy, good to hear from you. Lindsay is a good man who, in his own way, will make a difference to the lives of his constituents. And don't worry, its your opinions I want to hear, not your party membership or lack of it!


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