February 20, 2014

Alex Salmond is Acting like a Spoiled Child

Martin Kettle, The Guardian

The Associated Press

The inadequacy of the SNP's engagement with serious issues like currency and Europe suggests they suspect the game is up.

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TAGGED: Alex Salmond, UK, Scotland, Scottish National Party, SNP


February 18, 2014
Alex Salmond's Nasty Run-In with Reality
Alan Cochrane, The Telegraph
The latest assault from London on keeping the pound and Brussels on joining the EU has left the SNP leader bruised and battered. more ››
February 17, 2014
Separation May Tear Scotland Apart
Brian Monteith, The Scotsman
It is this social union that I fear for most. As we now see that the continuing UK can and will have different interests from Scots and Scotland – and has every right to pursue them – new grievances will tear us apart.... more ››
February 16, 2014
Scotland's Stupid, Isolationist Argument
Nick Curtis, London E.S.
I understand the emotional need for cultural identity and self-determination but the argument for independence is such a retrogressive, purse-lipped, stupid, isolationist one. It is also one disavowed by the Scots I know, who are... more ››
February 11, 2014
6 Things to Watch for in the Scot Referendum
Ben Riley-Smith, Telegraph
For the last 18 months – some would say since the 1970s – the fundamentals of the Scottish independence debate haven't budged. Give or take a percentage point here or there, it's two anti-independence Scots for every one... more ››
February 16, 2014
Scotland Isn't Betraying Britain -- Britain Is
Peter Hitchens, Daily Mail
The leaders of the United Kingdom cannot argue for Scotland to stay in a country they themselves are working so hard to abolish. Mr Cameron’s allegiance to the European Union (which is total and unshakeable) automatically... more ››