He told The JT: "I foresee a Scotland with an electorate constantly engaged with our campaigners, yawning, grinding their teeth, looking at their collective watches and saying to our campaigners 'look, if I promise to vote Yes, will you go the fuck away?' "
It is thought that in opting for a rather long run-in, Mr Salmond is hoping to improve the perception of longevity amongst the Scottish electorate, as Professor Beaker now explains :"In much the same way as giving up smoking on the first day of your holiday doubles the perceived length of each fun-free, fagless day*, Mr Salmond has ensured that the period up to late 2014 will seem like a fuckin' eternity."
Margaret Ewing MSP, (this isn't made up) speaking in a BBC Scotland debate on Independence, argued that the prospect should not be seen as "a silver bullet" to cure Scotland's problems. Although it will presumably deal with any werewolves.
|Scottish voters"engaging" with campaign|
Inside:*Yes, it is adapted from a Top Tip out of Viz.