A good few words by Tommy, and then he comes out with what could be an immortal phrase:
".... to deliver Scotland, not just as an independent country, but as an independent socialist country as well." (my italics). His version of socialism makes North Korea look like the planet Thatcher.
We all know Tommy's policies - tax the hell out of the rich and bump the minimum wage to.....wait for it.....£7 per hour.
Big Eck just yesterday talked about a "living wage" of.........£7.20 per hour.
The unionists will like this one. Just wait for the comparisons, some old (ie Dear Leader), and probably some new.
Question is, will Alex take Tommy on board as a fellow campaigner? Sheridan is an unknown quantity here. Most people don't like his policies, as proven by election results. But he is a strong orator and an independence supporter, so may attract those who would not normally give him the time of day.
Chances are that the SNP will ignore Sheridan, probably due to the ongoing spat with News International. Advisors from
Tomorrow's headlines in the Sun will tell us all we need to know.