A headline in The New York Times "The suicide of Britain," proclaims an apocalyptic and, (as the Brits would say) bloody silly headline on Ross Douthat's op-ed column. Arriving back in New York after a very pleasant and refreshing visit to England, I'm surprised by the response to last week's U.K. election in my … Continue reading Going Grumpy: Why The New York Times Is Wrong About the British Election, and Maybe U.S. Politics As Well.
Laura Kuenssberg, one of the new generation of savvy, smart women commentators on British TV London - There's nothing quite as brutal as politics. No fewer than three party leaders resigned here within hours of the UK's surprising election. Scores of highly experienced Liberal Democrats and Labor politicians were stunned by their defeats as … Continue reading Women Are Winners in Britain’s Surprising Election. So is the UK Economy.