BRITAIN: Good News Amid the Gloom

For the first time since he left office in 1963, former British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan spoke out on day-to-day political affairs last week. In a television interview, he called for "a government of national unity" to lead the country through its latest economic crisis. Macmillan, now 82, recalled the wartime coalition of parties under Winston Churchill. Such a government, the former Tory leader argued, would have enough popular support to take the tough measures necessary to stave off economic collapse. Macmillan declined to name any prospective leader for such a government, but, he added, "somebody will come along,...

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