I don't disagree with that, but again it comes down to what we're measuring against. Do we look down the road and say "well, we're better than that" or do we set our sights higher? It's certainly true that the SNP have done a better job than the car-crash that is Westminster, but if you want to sit the middle of the road merely ticking over then a car-crash you will inevitable become embroiled in one way or the other.
There's a whole host of things that can be done within Holyrood's remit that could make a big difference and move us towards the kind of country that any vision of independence should be striving for, but Sturgeon seems set on a "minimal disruption" path. Again, you won't convince people that it's worth the risk if you're not actively showing them a significantly different alternative - for the polls not to have shifted in any substantial, material way in the face of a monumentally vicious, incompetent Tory government is a failure, Brexit or no Brexit.
Plodding on as we are, on any front isn't really suitable for anyone.
I could be convinced, but i very much agree with the above. I'm looking for that other alternative.