October 27, 2012

The Endangered United Kingdom

Neil Rogachevsky, The National Interest

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British prime minister David Cameron visited Scotland earlier this month. Cameron was mano a mano with Scottish Independence Leader and supposed opponent Alex Salmond, but it was all handshakes and smiles. Her majesty’s government officially gave its approval to a referendum on Scottish independence, to be held in the autumn of 2014. The move was widely hailed in England and in Scotland, and Cameron surely must be congratulating himself on the political art of killing your opponent with kindness.

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