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Another day, another SNP controversy


No wonder they didn’t want to let cameras in at last night’s hustings. Not a day goes by it seems without a leading SNP politician embarrassing themselves in one forum or another. Today’s hapless half-wit is MP John Nicolson, who has found himself accused of racism after tweeting a video shortly before appearing on the BBC’s Debate Night.

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Steerpike is The Spectator's gossip columnist, serving up the latest tittle tattle from Westminster and beyond. Email tips to or message @MrSteerpike

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