Friday, September 19, 2014
Scotland Says "No" to Secession
Still, Westminster would be gravely mistaken in taking too much comfort from this victory. A significant percentage of Scots did vote to secede. And it is probable that at least some of the No votes were reluctant ones, likely based more on pragmatic concerns than any affection for the United Kingdom. Clearly there is a strong undercurrent of dissatisfaction north of the border.