Idea that even lost court case could help Yes movement is invaluable

THE headline and article in The National explaining that even a lost court case on the right of Scotland to hold a second referendum on independence would be helpful to the self-determination movement is invaluable (‘How losing indyref2 court battle could help Scotland win independence’, September 23). The argument was that to win the case the UK would have to aver that Scotland was not a nation. Surely that part of this ancient country which accepts with equanimity the parasitism of Westminster would baulk at that. Even the latter part of the piece which discusses the malign effect on devolution in Scotland that the Internal Market Act stating it “neuters the devolved nations” creates an opening for the Scottish Government. Unfortunately, they do not know the value of the feint, the jab, nifty footwork and simple aggression. Source