PANIC, according to Collins English Dictionary, is “a sudden strong feeling of fear that prevents reasonable thought and action”.
Medical definitions suggest this can result in “senseless, hysterical behaviour” often triggered by a sense of “impending doom”.
Panic has certainly struck Scottish Labour – they are in full fight or flight mode.
The afflicted party are indeed acting in a senseless, hysterical way, constantly contradicting themselves with changes in policy that owe nothing to “reasonable thought and action”.
Clearly the polls are getting to them. Yesterday, a YouGov survey had the SNP up on 48 per cent for Westminster voting intentions – way ahead of Labour on 27 per cent...
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