The truth sometimes hurts, as is clear from the letters (August 6) in response to Ian W Thomson (Letters, August 4).
Mr Thomson was right to observe that London 2012 has dealt yet another blow to the SNP's vision of independence, which is now but a pale shadow of its former incarnation.
Two things are clear from British success in the Olympics so far. One is that we are indeed stronger together. Evidence for that comes from the canoeing, where Scots Tim Baillie and David Florence were partnered to their medals by Englishmen; from the rowing, where Heather Stanning was partnered by Helen Glover; and from gymnastics, cycling and just about every other team event.
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