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British general election

What’s a Clegg to Do?

May 7, 2010

With no party securing a majority in yesterday’s election, Nick Clegg’s Liberal Democrat Party now has the power to sweep David Cameron into Downing Street or to prop up the Labour government that soundly rejected at the polls.  Earlier today, Clegg stated that the Conservatives had the right to try and form a government.  Cameron [...]

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“American Style” Debates Brought Even More Uncertainty to British Election

May 4, 2010

Our politically-minded British friends have a saying that goes “Oppositions don’t win elections.  Governments lose them.“  Under normal circumstances, when the Prime Minister becomes unpopular enough, the voters fire the party in power and the Leader of the Opposition takes his place.  That’s why British politicians are considered as standing for office rather than running [...]

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Gordon Brown Labours to Stop Making an Ass of Himself

April 28, 2010

The British General election campaign kicked into high gear during my self-imposed blogging sabbatical during which I left everyone with the blogging of Sal and Ryan.  Awesome though they are, they’re just not as interested in British politics as I am so the blog suffered on that front.  Mea culpa.  So much happened in the [...]

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