When Scotland becomes a foreign country, what then?

And – this is where I apologise, because I keep saying this – while our shared ties would persist (for a time), there is no denying the fundamental core of what independence means. The Union will be broken. Scotland and England will become foreign countries. Those born on one side of the border but living on the other will become immigrants in their new host state. There is no way on Earth that turning co-countrymen into foreigners can be remotely imagined to be “just like things are now.”

Graeme Archer in The Telegraph.

Too many unasked questions and too many unconsidered problems in the whole campaign (mainly from the Nationalist side, as far as I’m concerned). Archer’s article raises a serious and obvious point.

Read my own comments at The Fortnightly Review.



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