Aye, it's a pretty sad state of affairs when politicians start to answer questions. Never mind, Nicola will boot his baws and make sure he doesn't make that mistake again.
Especially since there was absolutely nothing wrong with the answer and those who have jumped up and down are the ones despicably trying to score points instead of covering the real disgrace which is people called in SNP murderers.
Or he knows what the reaction will be and considers the political benefit of it for the Indy cause. The SNP, and especially Salmond, tend not to make daft mistakes. That's why they're sweeping the board at every election, eight years after they were first elected.