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The people who moan that everything up here must, by definition, be fifth rate are the Scottish cringers who inflict their loathsome inferiority complex on everything.
CREEPY-CRAWLIE Fred MacAuley returned to the airwaves this week with a couple of real cringers. On his first day back he ranted on about how England was riven with class envy.
The cringers know that religion can mask all manner of hypocritical mischief in public affairs, and the joyful know that religion can yield a principled striving for a better world.