GREAT BRITAIN: In Dubious Battle

At polling places in 630 parliamentary constituencies throughout the British Isles this week, 34 million voters will decide whether to give Britain's Conservative Party an unprecedented third straight general election triumph. Upon their choice will turn the management of Britain's foreign policy, economy and continuing social revolution for anything up to five years to come. Last week, as it became apparent that this glittering prize was genuinely up for grabs, Britain's politicians took off the gloves and began to slug it out barefisted.

In the first fortnight of the campaign, Labor's keen,...

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