Politics 15 April 2016 Watch: Scottish Lib Dems launch their manifesto – in a soft play area #LibDemFightback. YouTube Sign UpGet the New Statesman's Morning Call email. Sign-up The only fate worse than being a Liberal Democrat in 2016 is being a Scottish Liberal Democrat. Which means the job of Willie Rennie, the leader of the Scottish Liberal Democrats, can’t really be much fun, right? Wrong. Launching the party’s suicide note manifesto for the upcoming Holyrood elections today, Rennie summoned the world’s media to a soft play area. That’s right. He wants to be First Minister, but he’s still not outgrown Clown Town. Looks like he enjoyed himself though. Here's Willie going down a slide with a child on his lap: Willie Rennie has went down the slide, again. #SP16 pic.twitter.com/lHlZ0SltBX — Aidan Kerr (@AidanKerrPol) April 15, 2016 Here he is briefing the press in front of a Toy Story mural: The leader of the Lib Dems is briefing the nation's press on his manifesto under a picture of Rex from Toy Story pic.twitter.com/s9KliKArjT — Aidan Kerr (@AidanKerrPol) April 15, 2016 And here he is sliding down a volcano, making sure the children go first in case it’s not safe: WILLIE RENNIE JUST SLID DOWN THE VOLCANO. https://t.co/QQ8mGDYj9M — Jamie Ross (@JamieRoss7) April 15, 2016 Still, at least there weren’t any pigs: Looking back over today's Willie Rennie i/v. "We like to send a pictorial message about what we're asking for." pic.twitter.com/oQETx3CBUw — Philip Sim (@BBCPhilipSim) April 8, 2016 › Maggie Nelson’s The Argonauts is moving in every sense of the word I'm a mole, innit. Subscribe For more great writing from our award-winning journalists subscribe for just £1 per month!