Scottish politician wants to bring back the guillotine

A candidate for city council in Glasgow, Scotland, says she wants to bring back the guillotine.

Gisela Allen, the populist UK Independence Party’s candidate for Garscadden/Scotstounhill, said that the death penalty should be re-instituted in the country and the guillotine could take place of hanging.

h/t Minicapt

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  • andycanuck

    It would be cheaper than hiring expert swordsmen from France.

    • Kathy Prendergast

      Especially as those swordsmen are probably unionized now, like all French workers.

      • terrence22

        The guillotine workers could be paid by head(s).

      • The Butterfly

        “workers”

  • Kathy Prendergast

    They do say the guillotine is more humane than hanging, albeit more grisly.

    • tom_billesley

      It would save the arguments in Arkansas over expiration of drugs and end interference by big Pharma in drug supply for executions.

  • UCSPanther

    Make rape a capitol offense in Sweden, set up some guillotines and give a few rapists the chop, starting with those livestream perverts.

    Watch the rape wave subside once a few rapists are forced to forfeit their heads…

    • There could be a mini-guillotine too.

      • Mickey Oberman

        Yes. A great way to remove a rapists weapon.

  • Shebel

    Where the fuck is Scotland?

  • Shebel

    The Scots want their own fucking Country.
    No wonder my ancestors left .
    You are are still as stupid as you used to be.

  • Watchman

    This must be immediately prevented due to the unfair misappropriation of a traditional French invention. If they want to go ahead they need to negotiate with the French for cultural royalties, possibly paid on a per capita basis. Which French person or organisation I do not know as I don’t know if the SJWs has worked out who represents French culture.

    Of course if they really want to stay with a Scottish invention, they could go with their Scottish Maiden, or a modern version of the same. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maiden_(beheading)

    Or they could just import some recently experienced Syrian beheaders. I think they would offer reduced rates for any Kufr, but it might be a problem if the criminal to be executed was of the same muslim sect as the executioner.

    • Mickey Oberman

      The French will very soon no longer need their guillotine.
      They will soon be using the customary dull Islamic knife.

  • Brett_McS

    And, just the thing for slicing your haggis.

  • tom_billesley

    A guillotine would save the arguments in Arkansas over expiration of drugs and end interference by big Pharma in drug supply for executions.

  • Mickey Oberman

    The guillotine would undoubtedly be a more humane way of dispatching a haggis than the present method of stabbing the poor creature.