Britain: Elusive Harmony

Elusive Harmony

Fledgling Prime Minister John Major could be forgiven for expecting his Conservative Party to seek a little harmony after the internal revolt that ousted Margaret Thatcher. No such luck.

Some Tories in the genteel spa town of Cheltenham staged a rebellion when | they discovered that the candidate designated to run in the next general election is black. A local party member, Bill Galbraith, reportedly described nominee John Taylor, 38, a lawyer and a former government adviser on race relations, as "a bloody nigger." Others claimed that the nomination had been "bulldozed" through by a national party eager to elect its...

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