If we believe what we’re told, politicians lie.
If we believe what we’re told about the past, politicians have always lied.
The difference between then and now, apparently, is that being caught lying used to be a matter worthy of resignation.
No longer it seems.
Here’s an old song with a video shot on the bonnie banks of Loch Lomond – Clean – from 2016, with a message that is relevant to the state of Scotland’s contemporary body politic.
With Marie Mercier on bass clarinet.