Great Britain: The Labor Sweep

GREAT BRITAIN The Labor Sweep

Seldom had so smashing a victory come out of so dull and humdrum a campaign. For three weeks, Britons had barely suppressed yawns as the Conservatives and Laborites exchanged salvos of slogans. Searching for an issue, the Tories attacked Labor for not being eager enough to join the Common Market, for rising prices, for trade-union strong-arm methods, and for just about everything else untoward that has happened in the British Isles for the past 17 months. The Laborites shucked off the attacks, arguing that they had done their best,...

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