Great Britain: Tory Tide?

Prime Minister Sir Alec Douglas-Home's Conservatives got some more cheery news last week: a Daily Express poll of voters giving the Tories a 2.3% lead equal to a 75-seat majority in the new House of Commons that is to be elected next month. The poll returns suggested a continuing shift away from Labor's once-commanding margin, sent London stocks shooting ahead, caused bookmakers to revise their odds against the Tories from 2-1 to 6-4, moved Laborites to grumble about the effect of England's halcyon summer upon public sentiment. Labor took some comfort from...