Can I just point out that this thread is entitled Scottish Politics for a reason - i.e. to discuss the pros and cons of Scotland becoming independent. It is not intended for an Elly/James/Veronica slanging match. If the three of you want to persist in this then maybe you'd like to remove yourselves to Off-topic Discussions and leave this thread for those who want to have a serious debate on what is an extremely crucial issue for the future of this country. However if you want to debate sensibly then feel free to stay on here and do so.
We're trying to debate sensibly. We didn't start the ****-slinging. We made reasonable responses to the claim that one must live in a country in order to offer an opinion on its politics.
Rather than reply to the counter-argument, Elly decided to be both insulting and evasive.
I had no intention of getting involved in a childish slagging match, but she seems intent on goading people who call her out on her nonsense.
Also, I'd ask that you respond to Veronica's earlier point that she does in fact plan to live in Scotland. Does she now have the right to express her opinion?