As a left-wing alternative to Labour that is!
Don't take my word for it - have a read at what their Leader is saying to the Independent today ...
... personally, I think this will go down like the proverbial lead balloon for the vast majority of Lib-Dem voters in Scotland.
They weren't on track to do well next May anyhow, but this type of stunt - in my humble opinion - will only damage their chances further.
The present MSPs in Edinburgh West and South must be loving it??