Republicans might be bummed at the sorry and divided state of their party. The party is beset by infighting, the fusionism Reagan was forged seems shattered and the Democratic majorities in both chambers of Congress are bolstered by formerly Republicans … Continue reading Labor’s Struggles In England Point To A Silver Lining For GOP
It is now safe to say, after a Brexit deal vote failed for the second time in Parliament that not just the Tories but the entire UK is now ungovernable. The wings of the Conservative party are now so far … Continue reading Britain Is Ripe For A Third Party
Once again, the polls were off, by a lot. Most polls had the Tories running away with the election. Pollsters using turnout models had the Tories with an even bigger margin. In the end the Tories did win the biggest … Continue reading The Tories Lost: Where Does Brexit Go From Here?
Back in 2010, electoral politics in the UK seemed fairly consistent. Labour had a small but steady majority in Parliament, the Tories were the minority and the Liberal Democrats were the fringe. But then the Tories took power in 2010 … Continue reading What’s Up With That UK Election Thing?
Recently, I have begun to hear comparisons about the GOP and the Labour Party of the United Kingdom. Putting aside systems of government differences, the comparisons see the GOP being doomed to minority status like Labour, both have unelectable standard-bearers … Continue reading Why The GOP Is Not The British Labour Party