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'Once in a generation' referendum lie must not go unchallenged
The National
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I’M tired of hearing so many people, both Unionist politicians and journalists (English and Scottish), claiming that the 2014 referendum was promised to be a once-in-a-lifetime/generation event. It was not. I did hear Alex Salmond say in conversation at that time that it was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, and that was obviously not a promise. No government can bind the hands of a future...