Daily Archives: November 7, 2008

Jim Pickard

I took Alex’s advice last night and put a tenner on Labour winning in the Glenrothes by-election. The party had deliberately pushed expectations to a surreally low level, as I pointed out yesterday, making the bookies’ odds (I got 3:1) unrealistic.

The Scottish National party was never the Goliath which it was portrayed, despite its shock success at Glasgow East a few months ago. Read more