Britain's Role in Europe Is to Be a Pain

EU membership is good for the U.K., but probably not for long. 
Like your annoying little brother.

If I were a Scot, I'd be leaning toward voting for independence in next month's referendum, on the logic that the advantages of self-government outweigh the drawbacks of being a small state. How does that logic apply to Britain's choice about remaining a member of the European Union?

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