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    • JR Tomlin
    • 27.10.12 | 04:12 (IST)

    The headline is at best insulting. There is nothing faint hearted about the Scottish push for independence. As for The Economist poll, there are MUCH more recent ones showing well over 50% of Scots likely to vote for independence if it is advantageous financially and even more so if the Tories are likely to remain in power. And the word "nationalist" is NOT part of the name of the SNP. It is the Scottish NATIONAL party, in other words that it supports the nationhood of Scotland, and has nothing to do with "nationalist". The SNP (which might or might not form the Scottish Gov't after independence) is a left of center party that has NO record of racism and has members of many racism. Implications that this is not the case are shameful.

    from the article: Jews on Scottish independence: More faintheart than Braveheart
    First published 11:13 26.10.12 | Last updated 11:13 26.10.12
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