BBC protects Davidson but always has Sturgeon in the cross-hairs

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Editor’s note :  More BBC bias ….  BBC Scotland yet again shows clear favouritism towards Ruth Davidson by ignoring or downplaying her mistakes, and always focusing Nicola Sturgeon in the cross-hairs.

What was the biggest story of the general election campaign last week?

In terms of the UK campaign it was the leak of Labour’s manifesto. But what was it in terms of the Scottish campaign?

I’d argue it was a photograph linking Ruth Davidson with someone who it later transpired was responsible for posting racist and sectarian abuse on social media.

John William Buchan had also called for someone to “take down” and “take out” First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.  The Facebook and Twitter accounts of the Company Director and former fisherman were later closed down.

The Press and Journal newspaper reported that Buchan has since been reported to the police. This though hasn’t merited a mention on BBC Scotland which is odd given that similar online threats against prominent Better Together supporter JK Rowling back in 2014 did lead to headlines ….

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Author :  GA Ponsonby
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Original Publication Date :  May 14, 2017
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