43 Percent Of Scots Say They Were Too Drunk To Know What They Voted For, And Say Feck Ye Fer Askin’, Ye Bampot

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Scots_reject_independenceScottish voters have resoundingly rejected independence, deciding to remain part of the United Kingdom after a historic referendum that shook the country to its core. The decision prevented a rupture of a 307-year union with England, bringing a huge sigh of relief to Britain’s economic and political establishment, including Prime Minister David Cameron, who faced calls for his resignation if Scotland had broken away. The vote on Thursday — 55 percent against independence to 45 percent in favor — saw an unprecedented turnout of just under 85 percent. “We have chosen unity over division,” Alistair Darling, head of the No campaign, said early today in Glasgow. “Today is a momentous day for Scotland and the United Kingdom as a whole.”Independence leader Alex Salmond’s impassioned plea to launch a new nation fell short, with Scots choosing instead the security of remaining in union with England, Wales and Northern Ireland.  (read more at the TimesNews)