Harvie Continues with Python-esque Postings

A Scottish politician has used his website to make further Monty Python-esque jokes after a complaint over one of his tweets was reportedly dismissed.

Says today's Scottish Daily Mail (page 14), The Scotsman (page 3) and The Herald (page 6), Scottish Greens co-convener, Patrick Harvie, initially came under fire when he posted a picture inspired by the Monty Python film, Life of Brian, on the social networking site, Twitter.

It followed a comment made by business tycoon, Donald Trump, at a meeting of Holyrood's Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee.

After the meeting, Harvie posted a picture of the crucifixion scene from Life of Brian, with two speech bubbles saying, “I am evidence”.

The papers report today that a subsequent complaint made by Trump, to the Public Standards Commissioner, which monitors the ethical practices of MSPs and councillors, was then dismissed.

Which prompted Harvie to write on his website: “As I said when I heard Mr Trump had apparently taken offence at my tweet, I never expected the Spanish Inquisition. Fortunately the Commissioner has spared me the horror of the comfy chair.”