Editorial: Sturgeon enriched the idea of Scottish independence, but progress has stalled
Scotland’s first minister made independence the defining issue in Scottish politics, but it was a mistake to ignore the nuances of persuasion in her dash for a second referendum
It says something about the lopsided state of British politics that the resignation of Nicola Sturgeon as first minister of Scotland on Wednesday will be more impactful than any recent change of prime minister in London. Her departure marks a decisive move in Scottish politics in ways that the revolving door at the top of the Conservative Party has not done for British or English politics in recent months.
Sturgeon has been first minister and ...