February 9, 2013

WHETHER A PEOPLE THINK THEMSELVES A NATION IS A SIMPLE QUESTION:

Scotland's independence referendum question is set, but who does it favour? (Ian Jack, 2/08/13, The Guardian)

As though it had passed through the hands of a newspaper headline writer, the Scottish question has become very short. "Should Scotland be an independent country?" are the six words that Scottish voters will say yes or no to in autumn next year, which, in referendums, may set a record for brevity.
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