GREAT BRITAIN: Perfect Victory

In other countries Conservatives dream vainly of victories as perfect as that won throughout the United Kingdom last week by the world's foremost Conservatives. Everyone had expected them to win (TIME, Nov. 18) but warming to their Capitalist cockles was the post-election firming up last week of sterling, sound City shares and Treasury bonds. Though dull as a whole, the campaign had provided just enough brickbats and pieces of lead pipe hurled by Britain's unique proletariat safely over Conservative candidates' heads. There were no bloody riots, best of all no facing of grim...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!