Most Scots are painfully aware that London Labour is prepared to go to considerable lengths to prove how unviable our country is and just how unfit we are to govern it on our own.
But surely Labour can’t be serious about sabotaging the Grangemouth oil refinery and petrochemical plant to prove that point?
Then again, anybody looking at the history of how the Linwood car factory, the Bathgate truck factory and the Timex watch factory at Dundee were chased out of Scotland by the same bolshie attitude must have very serious concerns.
Can Alex Salmond and his team bring the Labour-controlled trade unions into line? If they can’t, the independence project is dead in the water before it even sets sail.