Tim Montgomerie

Overselling Cameronism

My homeland’s magazine, The Economist, has opened fire on the U.S. Republicans today. It accuses the party of being “fratricidal, increasingly extreme on many issues and woefully short of ideas”. ...

In the Coming Days

Conservative insiders are increasingly confident that the Tories will win today’s U.K. election. Polls close at 5 p.m. eastern time, and there will be an immediate exit poll. If the Tories ...

Who Is Nick Clegg?

This time last week, the UK General Election was looking a bit dull, with the parties squabbling over small policy differences. Now, suddenly, the election is alive. Britain’s third party, ...

Brown Watch

As Andrew Stuttaford has mentioned, it seems likely that Gordon Brown’s resignation as British prime minister is imminent. Another cabinet minister resigned yesterday (the third in three days) urging Brown ...

The Situation in Britain

Up until very recently, Britain’s bankers were the lowest of the low, but there is now a group of people who have fallen even lower in public esteem: Britain’s politicians. In ...

The President and the Prime Minister

When Gordon Brown and Barack Obama held their joint press conference earlier today, the American president lavished praise on the British prime minister. Mr. Obama said the world owed Brown ...