October 12, 2012

British Politics Returns to Normal

Alex Massie, The Spectator

AP Photo

British politics is returning to normal. The two-party system is back. That, it seems to me, is the chief conclusion to be drawn from this year’s conference season*. The opposition have been supplanted by Labour and we’re back to the familiar sight of watching the Conservatives and Labour knock lumps out of one another.

Read Full Article ››

TAGGED: Ed Miliband, Nick Clegg, tories, Labour, David Cameron, UK

RECOMMENDED ARTICLES

Two years into his leadership of the Labour Party, Ed Miliband finally demonstrated yesterday that he can carry off the job with panache. In a virtuoso platform display at Labour’s annual conference in Manchester he spoke with... more ››
October 8, 2012
What Romney Teaches Britain's Tories
Janet Daley, Daily Telegraph
Mr Romney drew his commitment to individual freedom and the liberating power of personal prosperity from his experience of wealth creation. This is rather more plausible ground for Mr Cameron – as is the unashamed Romney... more ››
October 7, 2012
Why Boris Johnson Worries Cameron
Andrew Rawnsley, The Obsever
Number 10 says it is relaxed about the mayor's speech at conference. It is as relaxed as a cat on a hot tin roof. more ››