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
Last month, German voters delivered a message to the ruling CDu/CSU and SDP coalition, “we’re tired of unending immigration.” Since being reelected in 2013 as Chancellor, Merkel ignored voters concerns over open borders and ceding sovereignty to the EU. This … Continue reading Angela Merkels Twilight Is Here
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?
Its long been a noted trend in American politics but rural and urban voters have different ideas and policy preferences. These ideas and preferences have been diverging at a significant rate and as a result their electoral preferences have as … Continue reading The Urban/Rural Divide Continues