What Britain's wealthy élite want – need – now is an equally powerful tool, but one that is designed for a completely different purpose; the defence of the wealth transfer system from a resurgent and transformed political left.
Even with the departure of Scotland the UK would live on, albeit with an “r” – not an “R” like the “U” and the “K,” but a silly little “r” that could soon be made to disappear.
As much as Scotland has been plundered by Westminster thieves, our class companions all over England and Wales have been degraded, humiliated, and criminalised in their enforced poverty and alienation. England is seething as much as Scotland, but, unlike the Scots, the English and the Welsh have nowhere to go.
In a resurgence of the politics of the 1930s the paranoid racism of the parochial and petty-minded has become useful and so is being stoked by players in the nation’s game of thrones.
Jo Cox’s horrific murder was not the actions of a bad apple. She may have been killed by the violent actions of one man, but this is the end result in any society where people have been callously manipulated into believing that their very existence is on the line.
In Scotland this has to be viewed as a unique moment, a rare period of Westminster weakness. Scotland is the only country in the union with a strong and firmly united political force. In UK terms this is a small force, but within Scotland itself it is a full half of the nation.
Whether it’s the Duke of Edinburgh cracking “jokes” about not being eaten by the natives of Papua New Guinea, young Prince Harry in a Nazi Stormtrooper’s outfit, or the Queen and the Queen Mother giving a Sieg Heil salute in the garden with Uncle Eddie, the royal family is famous for its racism.
England’s Jewish Chronical has published the remarks of the new Israeli ambassador to Britain, Mark Regev, on the antisemitism that is allegedly rife in the Labour Party and the English political left.