The hung parliament in Britain: you think those twits are suffering? Nah, politicians actually live for this type of opportunity—to horse-trade, flip-flop, and engage in political jiggery-pokery.
[Update: May, 12th]
David Cameron is the new Prime Minister—the first peacetime coalition government for more than 80 years. That long ago, the British empire was at its apogee: the largest ever known, reputed to cover a quarter of the world’s land area, and a fifth of its population. The empire is no more, and Cameron is going to have to
lead shepherd a Britain that is still in decline.