Editorial Board

Scotland Should Stay

In a dangerous and unstable world, the ties that bind nations should not be broken without good cause. 
What problem, exactly, is independence supposed to fix?

Scotland's referendum on independence is too close to call, according to recent opinion polls. Voters in Scotland are tempted to follow their hearts on Thursday in a joyful affirmation of self-rule, and irrevocably unravel the 1707 Act of Union. If they do, they'll be making a mistake.

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