On Sunday, Ms Sturgeon released an open letter to the public where she asked for their support ahead of next week's election. In response, the SNP leader was attacked for "steering the country onto the rocks" during her time as First Minister. While Ms Sturgeon stated only the SNP can steer the country to recovery, many hit out at the First Minister for her pursuit of independence while certain sectors of Scotland struggle.
One person said: "Recovery?
"You must be having a laugh, the sooner you lot are out of power Scotland then might have a chance of recovery."
Another said: "Steering us onto the rocks more like.
"We've been racing towards them for 14 years so we might as well just get it over with."Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
Nicola Sturgeon has come under fire for her letter (Image: GETTY)
Nicola Sturgeon is expected to win a majority (Image: GETTY)
A third said: "You forgot to mention the bulk of British tax payers who have supported the economy throughout. Slight oversight."
A fourth said: "The thing is, you haven’t kept us safe.
"We had one of the highest death rates in the world, the nursing homes policy was an absolute disgrace and now we have highest covid rates in UK."
In a statement accompanying her letter, Ms Sturgeon said: "I’ve written an open letter, expressing my deep appreciation to people across the country for the sacrifices of the past year and asking for the support and strength that only #BothVotesSNP will give me to get on with the job of steering us through the crisis and onto recovery."
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