They reckon there are better ways of dealing with crime than locking people up, and if you make more jail space you're probably going to go ahead and fill it.
Here is a rundown of the possible pairings that could result after the upcoming UK general election to get Britons excited for the next round of fudged half-measures and political infighting.
The city has a history of destroying and rebuilding itself, but none of the Glaswegians I spoke to want the Concert Hall steps to be built over.
The crowd in George Square is still upset that Scotland voted to remain in the UK, and some people's grief has clearly turned into an obsession with the idea that the election was rigged.
Though Scottish nationalism is often assumed to be anti-English, many supporters of independence were born in England, and the English people living in Scotland are just as divided on the issue as the native Scots.
The UK has been cracking down on drugs. Scotland, though, might not be part of the UK for much longer. if there's a "Yes" vote next week, independence will follow, and the Scottish Parliament will become accountable for policy in a raft of new areas.
A year from today, the Scots will vote on whether to secede from the UK. But some want more than just their own country, they want a left-wing welfare state that they'll never be able to have if they share a government with England.
If anything is true of my generation it's that we don't even believe in truth, with or without a capital T. We've substituted another T, for Transparency.
"I never knew til now, at 27, arriving tits-first in the putative age of womanness, how few fully-grown females there actually... are, let alone how difficult it might be to become one myself."