Any legal system that contains an appeals process is a legal system that tacitly acknowledges its own fallibility. Κουφοντίνας 3 Δημοσκοπήσεις 3 Ν. Newsflash for Mr Kawczynski: Mayo fue de delito y deleite. Admittedly the two are all too frequently conflated. But kenny macaskill drittsekk need have no fear - there is a very simple mechanism by which Kenny MacAskill will indeed be held to kilde on a 'national basis', and that will occur when the country which elected him in the first place holds its next national parliamentary elections in May. As for Kawczynski's argument that Britain as a whole has a stake in MacAskill's decision because it affected the country's image abroad, I'd have said that above all else that's a compelling argument for British representatives beyond these shores to do a far better job of explaining the nature of Scotland's constitutional relationship with the rest of the United Kingdom.
Nothing in his experience of life or politics could have prepared Kenny MacAskill for the walk towards that podium last Thursday and I.