"Each time it failed, it simply started again. This is purported to be the origin of the maxim "If at first you don't succeed, try, try again." He did, and he went on to drive the English out of Scotland. His fellow countrymen Gordon Brown and Alistair Darling have taken this message to heart."
It would seem Gordon Brown and Alistair Darling have more than taken the message to heart and, therefore, her comparison is slightly askew.
This time it is two Scotsmen trying to totally wreck the country!