Last night on Last Week Tonight, John Oliver tackled the complicated issue of the Scottish referendum. First, he pointed out that most Americans associate Scottish independence with Braveheart.
He examined Better Together's campaign, noting that "'no thanks' is a violently British way to refuse something..."
There are legitimate reasons for Scotland to want to govern itself. For instance, it's a predominately liberal country which has been frequently been governed by a Conservative UK Government, and seldom has that divide been more pronounced than right now when the UK's prime minister is David Cameron.