Jock Thamson-Bairn: That was the weak that was
CommonSpace's weekend columnist Jock Thamson-Bairn rounds up the week
IT was a week that began as had the previous weeks. National newspapers, in full 50 Shades of Grey mode, trying to whip their readers into a frenzy of fear over the SNP - or as the party is known down south, Alex Salmond.
Some of the statements in the press and in blogs were borderline racist. In fact, if you remove the word 'nationalists' from after the word 'Scottish', the statements take on a sinister tone. Try it.