“The results of the Scottish independence referendum are in, and the answer is a resounding “no.”
The referendum asked only a single question: Should Scotland become an independent country? Scottish voters have decided, by a large margin, that it should not. After all of the ballots were counted, “no” had taken 55.3% of the vote, and “yes” only 44.7%.
Alex Salmond, the First Minister of Scotland and leader of the independence campaign, conceded defeat, and called on “all of Scotland to follow suit in accepting the democratic verdict of the people of Scotland.”*
Cenk Uygur, Ben Mankiewicz, John Iadarola and Wes Clark Jr. of The Young Turks discuss the vote. Cenk does his best impression of Scottish voters. Do you agree with Ben? Tell us what you think in the comment section below.
War w/ Mexico, Scotland, Secession, Chris Christie – The Young Turks 9/19/2014 News & Politics
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