In the 18th century, when English writer Samuel Johnson remarked that “𝐩𝐚𝐭𝐫𝐢𝐨𝐭𝐢𝐬𝐦 𝐢𝐬 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐥𝐚𝐬𝐭 𝐫𝐞𝐟𝐮𝐠𝐞 𝐨𝐟 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐬𝐜𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐝𝐫𝐞𝐥”, he could just as easily have been talking about the voice and these shrieks of racism being the last roll of the dice, the last refuge of a desperate Yes campaign.
It is such a wah, wah, wah, infantile playground accusation.
As if individuals with agency can’t make up their own minds based on the available facts and information before them.
And therein lies the problem for the Yes proponents. Facts and information. Or lack of them.
The problem for the yes proponents is that they’ve been trying to get in under the radar with as little detail and as few facts as possible.
This tactic simply raises the index of suspicion as to their true motives.
Its a hard NO