Not prophesying catastrophe - merely expressing an affection for what is familiar.
"I want [to] express two things: first how much I love Scotland and second how much I think the UK would be the poorer for its loss.Such a gorgeous piece. While I can't speak for my compatriots, I think I'll overlook all the pro-Blair pieces he's written and love him right back.
It is love, no matter how embarrassing it is to me to use the word."
Don't want to shag him or anything, but still...