The Demotic Politics of Theresa May -- and Donald Trump
Fri, May 19, 2017
DURHAM, England -- When I first visited England to cover a British election 20 years ago this month, there were striking similarities between British and American politics. In Britain, Tony Blair's Labour Party was about to sweep to a landslide victory after 18 years of Conservative Party government, promising a third way between the free market policies of Margaret Thatcher and the socialist policies of traditional Labour. Voters and politicians seemed filled with exhilaration at the prospect of an articulate, optimistic 44-year-old leader promising an exit from the politics of...