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Wednesday 5 November 2008

Alex Salmond - parochial as usual

Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond naturally finds a Scottish connection in the victory of Barack Obama; OK so his auntie's granny, fifty-seven times removed wis frae Bonnie Scotland!

It brings to mind the rigidly locally-minded Aberdeen Press & Journal article decades ago entitled "Aberdeen man killed at sea" to break the story of the Titanic going down. I ask you ...

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