Less than a month after Mr Salmond's tantrum over the beeb declining his offer to speak about rugby and his subsequent disgraceful nazi slur on a public servant we discover that Mr Salmond's increasingly authoritarian regime isn't above such tomfoolery themselves.
Mr Salmond was originally invited to speak at a dinner celebrating Loganair's fiftieth birthday and when the first minister declined, the invitation was extended to Jim Wallace. Mr Wallace gladly accepted only to have his invitation cancelled after threats from the SNP Scottish Executive and their insistence that the cerebrally-challenged Keith 'I was an action-man Falklands hero but never mention it' Brown take his place.
So the good folk of Loganiar had to listen to the deluded ramblings of a self-aggrandising dullard with the sinister threat from one of Mr Salmond's 'gauleiters' that 'it would not be in their interests' to have Mr Wallace present hang over their heads. Not the best recipe for an evening of celebration and conviviality.
This would just be another tale of governmental control-freakery and embarrassing petty vindictiveness from a party who has a long-established reputation for such things if it wasn't so inextricably linked to their campaign for separation.
It is now absolutely clear that the campaign for separation will be conducted in the most vicious, ruthless and destructive fashion by the SNP. Anybody who disagrees with them can expect to feel the full force of their power and wrath of their supporters. They will use every penny they can of public money and every bit of influence they have in their pursuit of breaking up Britain.
The real danger of course is that in their fevered obsession with separatism and their ugly and spiteful campaign they end up breaking Scotland.