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vince cable‘Dog bites man’ isn’t news but ‘man bites dog is.  News is something that’s unexpected.  Rain in Scotland isn’t news.  Rain in Death Valley, California would be.

Similarly, if we were to ask Ruth Davidson if she backed a second independence referendum then confirmation that she still opposed a second ballot wouldn’t be news.

It’s the same with leaders of any of the British Nationalist parties.  Theresa May is opposed to a second independence referendum, Jeremy Corbyn is opposed to Indyref2 and so is Vince Cable.

For those who don’t know who Vince Cable is, he’s the leader of a minority UK political party.  The Lib Dems are the fourth biggest party at Westminster and the fifth biggest at Holyrood.  They are also a pro-Union party.

So when Vince Cable was asked on Thursday whether he still opposed a second independence referendum, and he replied that he did, it wasn’t news.  Well not headline news in the sense that the comments would lead news bulletins.

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Author :  GA Ponsonby
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Original Publication Date :  Sep 16, 2017
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