THERE was an inevitability about serial protester Sean Clerkin leaving his mark on the UK General Election.
WE'VE had Alex Salmond with Ed Miliband in his top pocket, Alex Salmond the pick-pocket and 50 Alex Salmonds sitting behind the Labour leader on the Commons benches.
It is the mystery that has dominated Scottish politics for months, inspired artwork and even sparked a copycat photo-op with Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson.
Two hardline nationalists who organised the angry protest which forced Jim Murphy and comic Eddie Izzard to cut short a rally in Glasgow city centre have been suspended by the SNP.
Shortly before the general election of May 1979, James Callaghan was thinking aloud to his adviser Bernard Donoughue.