Great Britain: The Season for Foxes

"You can't have a team," rues a top Tory, "kicking its captain in the middle of the game." Yet that is exactly what has been happening to Conservative Leader Ted Heath. Busy shielding his shins from Tory toes, he has been unable to mount a forceful attack on the Opposition's real opposition, Prime Minister Harold Wilson's ruling Laborites. But last week Heath finally kicked back. When his shadow minister for colonial affairs, dapper, dagger-tongued Angus Maude, wrote in the Spectator that "the Opposition has become a meaningless irrelevance," Heath called him on...

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