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Yesterday’s intervention in the Scottish independence debate from the Swedish foreign minister Carl Bildt might have had more of an impact if the veteran Swedish politician hadn’t come over all George Cataclysm Robertson. Making an implicit comparison between the peaceful, civic, resolutely non-ethnic and entirely legal campaign for Scottish independence and the ethnic cleansing and genocide of the wars of the former Yugoslavia is both hyperbolic and insulting. However if Bildt wants to insult his own intelligence and the reputation of Sweden as a moderate and reasonable voice in international affairs, that’s a matter for him and the voters of Sweden.

What is a matter for the rest of us is what this latest screech from the edges of sanity tells us about the British government and its underhand attempts to manipulate the Scottish debate in its favour. Carl Bildt didn’t just enter into this debate because he happens to…

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