GREAT BRITAIN: Tides of Favor

Britain's ruling Conservatives, who lost one by-election after another after imposing unpopular austerity measures to correct Britain's creeping inflation, have now forged into first place in public-opinion polls as their policies of economic restraint have started to pay off. Amid Labor consternation, Tories began to call for a "snap election" that would take advantage of the government's new popularity. But Prime Minister Harold Macmillan, who refused to panic in the time of Tory adversity, was no more to be hustled in prosperity. Last week he jauntily told a Conservative rally in Bromley: "I have no intention of advising a...

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