17 September 2014

Get Over Yourself, Scotland

Scotland is a country that I adore, but she is letting herself down. Scotland is having a tantrum and behaving like a petulant teenager. And like a petulant teenager, she is neither big nor strong enough to go it alone. Get over yourself Scotland. You are a small country, deal with it... What's so special about Scotland anyway? Well, a lot actually. I think it's one of the greatest nations in human history. For a small country, it has and continues to contribute a disproportionately large amount to the world. Scotland's offerings in science, medicine, technology, music, engineering, entertainment and art are unparalleled. That's not to mention the landscape, the cities, the drinks and the epic women. But that doesn't mean you have to break off and go it alone

SOCIAL SCOTLAND

Fleet St Turns On 'Bullying' Nationalists, And Twitter Doesn't Like It

Kay Burley Calls 'Stick-Wielding' Campaigner A Knob Live On Air

Sky News
Sky News
CAMERON

This Is How Bruising The Referendum Has Been For David Cameron...

David Cameron
BEN STANSALL via Getty Images

Why Boris Could Really Have His Hands Full While Still London Mayor..

Boris Johnson
Peter Macdiarmid via Getty Images

Labour To Scrap Annual Conference If Scotland Votes For Independence

Labour Party Conference 2013
Gareth Fuller/PA Archive

Strategists Assuming 'Yes' Vote Would Result In Recall Of Parliament

MORE SCOTLAND
 

Nigel Farage Warns Scottish Independence Campaign May Cause Riots

Nigel Farage
ANDY BUCHANAN via Getty Images

5 Reasons Why Many Scots Will Vote For Independence

Scotland
BEN STANSALL via Getty Images

Watch The Moment A Ukrainian Politician Got Dumped In A Bin

Ukraine
THAILAND

Yes, The Thai PM Really Just Said Tourists In Bikinis Aren't Safe..

Hannah Witheridge
.

..Unless They're Ugly

Briton Volunteers To Test Ebola Vaccine - Via Chimpanzee Virus

Ebola
ASSOCIATED PRESS

Here's Why You're Still Getting Poorer...

George Osborne Money
AFP via Getty Images

Happy Wednesday! London Commuters Endure Truly Hellish Maze Of Queues

Kings Cross
Twitter

How Red-Faced BP Was Caught Trying 'College' Tricks In Massive Court Case

Bp Oil Spill Mexico
Bloomberg via Getty Images

Grisly Injuries Reveal King Richard III Died A Violent Death On The Battlefield

King Richard Iii
PA

When Passport Control Was Set Up At The Scottish Border

Scotland
Jon Parker Lee Photography Ltd.

US Military Leaders Warn Ground Forces Could Return To Iraq

Congress
AP

One In Four Students Subjected To Inappropriate Touching And Groping

Young Man Alone Gang
Diverse Images/UIG via Getty Images

Now The Islamic State Have Banned Evolution

Iraq School
ASSOCIATED PRESS

'MH370 Pilot Committed Suicide & Killed Everyone Else On Board'

Ewan Wilson Mh370 Author
SWNS

House Prices Have Not Soared This Fast In Seven Years

House Prices Rise Uk
ASSOCIATED PRESS
ISLAMIC STATE
 

Who'd Be Dumb Enough To Sign A Petition To SUPPORT Isis?

Youtube
YouTube

Yep, Students Really Will Agree To Anything

Presented By BP
Advertise On The Huffington Post

Follow HuffPost

    1. View all RSS feeds

A Scottish Referendum Playlist: 18 Songs For 18 September

Freddie Mercury
Getty

Not A Fan Of Pricey's Daughter's Name Then, Katie?

Katie Hopkins
WENN

Did Joan's Doctor Take A SELFIE While She Was Under Anesthetic?

Joan Rivers
Yui Mok/PA Archive

How's Leo Following In Angelina's Footsteps?

Leonardo Dicaprio Angelina Jolie
Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP/ASSOCIATED PRESS

Eva And Ryan 'Welcome Baby Girl'

Eva Ryan
Sonia Recchia via Getty Images

'I Shot Two Lions & Can Drink 14 Bottles Of Wine A Day'

Gerard Depardieu
dapd

This Photographer Taught 1,500 Puppies To Swim. These Are The Adorable Results.

Underwater Puppies
Seth Casteel

How's Leo Following In Angelina's Footsteps?

Leonardo Dicaprio Angelina Jolie
Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP/ASSOCIATED PRESS

Naked Breasts Appear For The First Time In UK Shopping Centres - For A Good Reason

Breasts
Coppafeel

Which 'X Factor' Judge Are You?

X Factor
ITV

#indyref Yes Vote Predicted Via Reliable Mediums Of Food, Clouds & Washing Up Liquid

Scottish Independence

Sheridan Reveals Dramatic New Look

Sheridan Smith
WeirPhotos / Splash News

Will They Break Up Or Won't They? If The Scottish Referendum Was A Gay Romantic Comedy

United Queendom Scottish Romcom
YouTube

Penis Pics And Back Scratching: Critical Advice For The Opposite Sex

Woman Whispering To Man
Paul Gilligan via Getty Images

'I Am A Woman, I Have Breasts And A Cleavage. Got A Problem?'

Deepika Padukone
ASSOCIATED PRESS

John Oliver Begs Scotland To Stay, Despite That 'A***-Hole' David Cameron

John Oliver Scottish Independence
YouTube

John Travolta Addresses Gay Relationship Claims

John Travolta
Arthur Mola /Invision/AP

Jennifer Rises Like A Phoenix

Jennifer Lawrence
Lionsgate

Kim's Got Something To Say About That Wheelchair Rant Vid

Kim Kardashian
Pepito / Splash News

More Entertainment
Snoop 'Tweets Homophobic Slur'.. What Opera Are You?.. The Louis Smith 'Sex Tape'

'Frank Sinatra's Mob Links Were Exaggerated'

Roger Moore
MichaelOMaraBooks

Depressed Woman Commits Suicide By Jumping Into Pit Of Crocodiles

Crocodile Suicide
Bangkok Post

Estate Agent Sacked For An Intensely Embarrassing Reason

Your Move Estate Agent
Evening Standard

9 Facts In 90 Seconds On 'Bad Education' Star Jack Whitehall

Jack Whitehall

Meet Come Dine With Me's Worst Loser EVER

Come Dine With Me