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London's outspoken mayor stepped into controversy last week by daring to acknowledge that some people are more gifted than others. Labor Party leaders and even a few weak-kneed Conservatives rushed to distance themselves from Boris Johnson over this not-particularly revealing admission.
The Who frontman Roger Daltrey said Britain's loose immigration policy has created a poor work atmosphere for "my mates" and, for that, he will never forgive the nation's leading politicos.
Britain's scheme for the 'regulation' of newspapers is a front for oppression
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair said Tuesday that he would have supported President Obama's push for airstrikes against Syria's Assad regime in response to its alleged use of chemical weapons, a position putting him out of sync with his former party, which led the push back against the plan.
A new conservative Australian prime minister, Tony Abbott, will cut taxes to boost his country's ailing economy, scrap the unpopular carbon tax on emissions, curb the rising tide of asylum seekers and continue the pro-American foreign-policy tilt of recent decades ("Cooling off Down Under," Comment & Analysis, Sept. 13).
A year before Americans sent Ronald Reagan to the White House, the British rejected the frazzled Labor Party and embraced the opposition led by Margaret Thatcher. Her upset victory demonstrated to the world that principled conservatism resonates with the public and wins elections. This has happened again, this time in Australia, where voters over the weekend dumped the big-spending, big-government Labor Party in favor of the Liberal Party, which is "liberal" in the classical sense.
Australia's conservative opposition swept to power Saturday, ending six years of Labor Party rule and winning over a disenchanted public by promising to end a hated tax on carbon emissions, boost a flagging economy and bring about political stability after years of Labor infighting.
British Prime Minister David Cameron lost a vote endorsing military action against Syria by 13 votes Thursday, a stunning defeat for a government which had been poised to join the U.S. in strikes to punish Bashar Assad's regime for an alleged chemical weapons attack this month.
Before the Reagan Revolution came the rise of Margaret Thatcher. The improbable story is well told by journalist Charles Moore in "Margaret Thatcher: From Grantham to the Falklands."