How come he get the job - instead of Moore?
Aye, he was being heralded as the big "no nonsense, hard hitter" appointment to crush the nationalists.
Willie Rennie on his appointment.......
As we move to the next stage of the campaign I am looking forward to working with Alistair Carmichael. His feisty style combined with his charm, wit and intelligence is just what we need for the last twelve months in our efforts to safeguard our partnership with the rest of the United Kingdom.