For whatever Unionist critics might say about independence - economic uncertainty, oil price volatility, the strictures of a currency union - Yes Scotland can now turn and point to the epic failure of Osborne’s economic policy and ask: "Would more of the same really be better?"
A photo of the 87-year-old former Conservative Prime Minister was posted on left-winger Karie Murphy's public Facebook page in January. It was emblazoned with the words: "One Hellbound Bitch!"
Next to the picture, Ms Murphy, tipped to secure Labour's Westminster candidacy in Falkirk with the backing of the Unite union, wrote: "Having a party when she dies."
After The Herald made inquiries about the entry, the Facebook account was deactivated.