Europe (i.e., UK) update: June 8-9 2017

UNITED KINGDOM Sometimes you just have to tip your cap to a master, and while I’m no expert on British political history or the history of electoral politics more generally, I can’t help but tip my cap to Theresa May, who yesterday achieved what has to be one of the greatest self-inflicted political wounds of… Continue reading Europe (i.e., UK) update: June 8-9 2017

Emergency Brexit

His work (?) done, would-be UK prime minister Boris Johnson is slinking out the back door instead of, as expected, campaigning to replace David Cameron: The battle for the Conservative leadership was dramatically transformed today after Boris Johnson ruled himself out of the race. It followed the shock declaration from Michael Gove that he would throw his… Continue reading Emergency Brexit