Alex Salmond says his Alba Party spells trouble for the Union – but they struggled with the basics at a photocall yesterday.
The former SNP leader and some of his candidates seemed to have difficulty lining up letters in front of a backdrop of Stirling Castle.
Salmond launched a blistering attack on the BBC and STV for not being included in the leaders’ debates during the Holyrood election.
He said: “In little more than two weeks, Alba has become the story of this election campaign.
Indeed half of the entire press coverage of the election in the written media has featured stories about the Alba party or referenced Alba.
“And yet the BBC and STV operate as if they were in a self-isolated political bubble in which the initiative that everyone else is talking about doesn’t even appear on their radar.
“Not only does that involve excluding Alba from election debates but also dictates the daily mentions on all the main news bulletins.
“It is long past time for BBC Scotland and STV to mend their ways and to stop distorting the democratic process in Scotland.”
The BBC and STV were contacted for comment.
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