May 7, 2011

ENGLAND SUFFICES:

The End of a United Kingdom? (PHILIP TERZIAN, 5/07/11, Weekly Standard)

The news has flown a bit under the radar here in the United States, for understandable reasons; but the results earlier this week of the Scottish parliament elections are historic. Whether this is good or bad history, of course, remains to be seen. For the first time, and much against the odds and recent opinion polls, Alex Salmond's Scottish Nationalist Party has won an absolute majority in the Edinburgh parliament--something that the Hollyrood system was designed to prevent, and which now puts the future of the United Kingdom itself in jeopardy.

Heck, even splitting America off was bad history, but we've all muddled through okay.


Posted by at May 7, 2011 6:58 PM
  

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