Alex Salmond's acquittal on criminal charges of sexual assault at the High Court in Edinburgh has opened the door for both madness and thoughtful comment about the underlying issues.
Here's an example of the latter by Annie Brown in the Daily Record - read the full article via the link below.
Annie Brown says the women involved gained nothing but anguish and that the former First Minister's behaviour although not criminal was nonetheless unacceptable.
By Annie Brown - Daily Record
The nine, all of whom are professional women, knew they risked their careers by speaking out.
Before their allegations even reached police, never mind the courts, the women were being vilified by some in the SNP for raising complaints against its mighty stalwart.
Independence fundamentalists considered them traitors to the greater cause by coming forward.