The Scottish leader has always tried to temper expectations about the country’s fight with Covid. This could pay off in an independence referendum.
It seems to gaze upon the SNP’s seemingly unstoppable rise and conclude that Sturgeon’s party is doing something right.
During the EU referendum, many politicians claimed to be concerned about younger generations’ futures. But they’ve been mysteriously quiet recently.
It is better for the Government to demonstrate the statistical evidence for them (if there is enough) rather than force compliance.