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Johnson’s premiership confirms the trend: Scotland and England have never felt so far apart

There can be no denying the growing threat to the integrity of the United Kingdom 

By Alex Massie  

Photo: Duncan McGlynn/PA Wire/PA Images

Politics is a triage process these days in which foes are ranked according to the urgency of the threat they pose to your preferences and sensibilities. When push comes to shove, as it always does, the first law of politics is a simple one: identify the enemy. In much of England that means some voters with little love for Boris Johnson will still endorse Conservative candidates, for fear that failing to do so will hand Jeremy Corbyn the keys to Downing Street.

Matters are more complicated in Scotland.…

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