1. The genuine highlight of the Scottish election was when Lib Dem leader Willie Rennie was upstaged by some amorous pigs. Philip Sim @BBCPhilipSim Looking back over today's Willie Rennie i/v. "We like to send a pictorial message about what we're asking for." 11:29 AM - 08 Apr 2016 Reply Retweet Favorite 2. There was an absolutely absurd conspiracy theory that The Sun photoshopped its paper into Nicola Sturgeon's hands in place of The Dandy. Twitter / The Sun 3. David Coburn said this on the night of the referendum when the value of the pound crashed. Jamie Ross @JamieRoss7 What happened when I asked UKIP MEP David Coburn if he was concerned about the value of the pound plummeting. 03:20 AM - 24 Jun 2016 Reply Retweet Favorite 4. A Lib Dem candidate in the Scottish election made an indecipherable point about women being less strong than men so they're worse at elections. View this vine on Vine vine.co 5. Notorious pro-independence pressure group the Scottish Resistance posted an underwhelming April Fools' joke claiming that they had recruited J.K. Rowling. Jamie Ross @JamieRoss7 OH MY WORD. The Scottish Resistance have done an April Fools starring @jk_rowling. Fri Apr 01 07:36:35 UTC+0000 2016 Reply Retweet Favorite 6. Then J.K. Rowling posted a photo actually wearing a Resistance shirt. J.K. Rowling @jk_rowling @JamieRoss7 @ExcelPope They needn't have used photoshop, though. 09:18 AM - 01 Apr 2016 Reply Retweet Favorite 7. People went absolutely fucking tonto about Tesco taking the Scotland flag off its packets of strawberries. Tesco @Tesco @BRWombat Hi Eileen, over the past year, we received several customer complaints regarding Scottish flags on strawberries in England. 1/5 Mon Aug 22 17:48:13 UTC+0000 2016 Reply Retweet Favorite 8. UKIP Scotland leader David Coburn did this breathtaking impression of Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale. View this vine on Vine vine.co 9. A Glaswegian reacted to Boris Johnson's appointment as foreign secretary with this artwork. Finlay Harris @finlayharris And as we wake up this morning...Glasgow reacts in the only way it feels right...sweet and fitting etc #BorisJohnson Thu Jul 14 07:10:16 UTC+0000 2016 Reply Retweet Favorite 10. Then the local council removed it, and it was almost immediately replaced with this instead. imgur.com 11. An SNP MP speculated that the BBC shrinks Scotland in its weather map to undermine Scottish nationalism. Dr Paul Monaghan MP @_PaulMonaghan How the #BBC works to make Scotland literally appear less significant: "The BBC Versus Reality". 12:16 PM - 04 Mar 2016 Reply Retweet Favorite 12. The BBC momentarily confused Nicola Sturgeon with an ape. John Smith @johnnyTR70 Mistake, or deliberate. You decide! @NicolaSturgeon @BBCBreakfast Fri Oct 14 05:51:01 UTC+0000 2016 Reply Retweet Favorite 13. Ruth Davidson rode a goddamn buffalo. View this vine on Vine vine.co 14. Scotland's rural newspapers managed to find the local angle of Donald Trump's shock election victory. Ellon Times 15. Willie Rennie held his party's manifesto launch in a jungle-themed adventure playground. View this vine on Vine vine.co 16. UKIP Scotland leader David Coburn said he wanted to leave the European Union because of his shite toaster. David Coburn MEP @DavidCoburnUKip My toaster takes 4 attempts before bread goes brown and can put. My Dundee marmalade on many thanks to EU 10:09 AM - 25 Feb 2016 Reply Retweet Favorite 17. SNP MSP John Mason boldly suggested closing down all hospitals. View this vine on Vine vine.co 18. Then he speculated that most people hate the English. Jamie Ross @JamieRoss7 Remember when John Mason MSP came out with this belter? 09:22 PM - 09 Feb 2016 Reply Retweet Favorite 19. Then he revealed that he didn't know the difference between debt and deficit. Jamie Ross @JamieRoss7 For those who were busy at the weekend, may I present this from Holyrood finance committee member John Mason MSP. 09:35 AM - 29 Feb 2016 Reply Retweet Favorite 20. So this guy's 6-year-old son explained it to him. Alan Butler @Crieff_Alan @therealc3 @JohnMasonMSP @DazRTaylor @edglasgow59 I did... 09:08 AM - 28 Feb 2016 Reply Retweet Favorite 21. Ruth Davidson scored this absolute screamer. CelticBible @CelticBible Where's Ruth Davidson when you need someone to take a penalty? #POL #POR 09:38 PM - 30 Jun 2016 Reply Retweet Favorite 22. The country extended a warm welcome to Donald Trump when he visited his Scottish golf course in June. Twitter: @JaneyGodley 23. Including comedian Simon Brodkin, who threw swastika golf balls at the next US president. Reuters Top News @Reuters Trump interrupted by protester with swastika golf balls. WATCH: https://t.co/vcBvweSupf https://t.co/smlHrcC9bi Fri Jun 24 17:25:19 UTC+0000 2016 Reply Retweet Favorite 24. Nicola Sturgeon absolutely rinsed this journalist for commenting on her outfit. Nicola Sturgeon @NicolaSturgeon @skydavidblevins oh no, male journalist and male politician wear same suit!! :-) 08:53 AM - 20 Jan 2016 Reply Retweet Favorite 25. Mhairi Black made a fool of an idiot who gave her homophobic abuse. The Ben Identity @GeniusElsewhere @Maxaretunit @KTHopkins @Nero you mean Mhaira Black? That gruff old lezzer? 07:13 PM - 18 Jan 2016 Reply Retweet Favorite Mhairi Black MP @MhairiBlack @_Genius_Loci it's 'Mhairi'. At least spell the name right when you're insulting the gruff, rather young lesbian* https://t.co/pvJk45pOHh 10:26 PM - 19 Jan 2016 Reply Retweet Favorite 26. A legal case over a pro-independence camp being evicted from the Scottish parliament resulted in a man dressed as Jesus Christ running around a courtroom. Philip Sim @BBCPhilipSim The man who says he'a Christ is standing on the benches shouting about a miscarriage of justice. The police are chasing him. 02:52 PM - 19 Oct 2016 Reply Retweet Favorite 27. The front pages of The National continued to be weird. The National 28. This SNP MP tried to make David Coburn look like an idiot but misspelled stupidest. Jamie Ross @JamieRoss7 Angus MacNeil accuses David Coburn of being the stupidest guy in Scotland. Fails to spell stupidest correctly. 09:57 PM - 29 Jun 2016 Reply Retweet Favorite 29. Finally, this incredible trolling session when people convinced David Coburn on Periscope that his microphone wasn't working. Jonathan Hopkins @jonnohopkins Pranking UKIP's David Coburn during a Periscope broadcast by telling him his mic's not on. Highlight of the week. https://t.co/jHoYFBEU9I 09:23 PM - 29 Mar 2016 Reply Retweet Favorite Bring on the thrillride of the local council elections in 2017!