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Response to T_i_B (Reply #2)

Tue Jan 10, 2012, 06:36 PM

22. Yeah, what a rotten dishonesty. Politicians want to win a referendum

 

on a question which is only the basic tenet of their whole program. How dare they.
They should pick the worst time and lose - that would be "honest". Though I take no
position on the principal issue here, Cameron has to face reality - there is no practical
way to force Scottish government to hold the referendum sooner or to hold it without
their cooperation. They will do it on their own terms regardless and any awkward attempts
to undermine the legitimacy of the process via some half-baked "clarity law", like was
done in Canada, will only play into the separatists' hands. Cameron better focus on
getting the economy back on track and winning that referendum in 2014. It's not like
he won't have his PR machine backed up by a set of solid arguments in favor of unity
and receptive to those arguments Scottish public then.

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