Observations of an Expat: A Tale of Two Elections

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Tom Arms

It was the best of elections. It was the worst of elections.

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Observations of an Expat: Extremist Politics are back in Britain

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Tom Arms

They said Jeremy Corbyn was unelectable. They said he would lead the British Labour Party to electoral annihilation. They said that it would be more of a coronation than an election with a record-breaking majority for Theresa May’s Conservative Party.

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From landslide to upset defeat – scenarios for May’s election

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William James and Patrick Graham

British Prime Minister Theresa May’s narrowing lead in opinion polls ahead of the June 8 election has weakened sterling and raised questions over whether she will win the landslide predicted just a month ago.

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Corbyn and May face questions in live TV interview

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Hazel Speed

Having watched an unusual TV interview format Monday evening, it soon became apparent that the issues could be boiled down to weak (or even non defence) of the country vs theft from old people re the so-called ‘Dementia Tax’. What kind of a choice is that?

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Mrs May, visibly angry and rattled by questions

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Hazel Speed

With disbelief, Mrs May broadcast a Statement whilst in Wrexham today. As she put it herself, only six political seats will determine if a hung Parliament emerges following the forthcoming General Election. The Prime Minister, at last, has seen (or been told about), the writing on the wall. Rather an apt metaphor!

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Mrs May vs Mr Corbyn: A Question of Honour

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Hazel Speed

Ruth Davidson, the Official Opposition (Conservative representative) of Nicola Sturgeon SNP, First Minister for Scotland, has always been loyal to her Conservative Party and Mrs May, that is, until now.

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Mrs May, Pride goeth before a fall

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Hazel Speed

There is no doubt that since the Conservative Manifesto was launched, Labour have narrowed the political lead of the Tory camp, according to commentators and polls.

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