One of the things I love most about my job at LBC is being given the opportunity to present election night shows. I’ve done four general election nights, two American elections, two referendums and various local election nights. Last week, however, Covid thwarted me. Most of the counts had been shifted to the Friday, Saturday or even Sunday, and in the case of many of the Police & Crime Commissioner elections were counted, unbelievably, on Monday. So apart from a bit of punditry on Friday morning on Good Morning Britain, I was confined to my sofa at home, watching the results coming in on the BBC and Sky, like all the other political geeks around the country.
There is a dignified way to lose or there is the Trump way. Sturgeon is heading in the latter direction.