GREAT BRITAIN: Labor's Low Point

Five months after Labor's third straight election defeat, the party, rather than resolving its differences, had sunk so low that some British editorialists were asking seriously last week whether there would ever be another Labor government at all. Cock-a-hoop over two fresh by-election victories, Prime Minister Harold Macmillan told a Tory rally that in view of "the folly, confusion and incompetence of our opponents," he might very well follow Sir Winston Churchill's example and resign his office after his 80th birthday—in 1974. To others, dedicated to the proposition that a lively Loyal Opposition gets the best government, the Labor...

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