Voters tend to identify the failures of governments rather than the potential of the opposition – and the failures of austerity have been plain to see
It has been my impression over the years that in the United Kingdom – still united at the time of writing – governments tend to lose elections rather than oppositions winning them. And if ever a government deserved to lose an election, it is this one.
Memories of prewar unemployment and the social insensitivity of the Tories were enough to drive Churchill out in 1945. But in 1951, having achieved much in a period when austerity was necessary and not a political stratagem, the Attlee government was tired and it was “time for a change”.
Austerity was meant to revive the animal spirits of business, but in fact did the reverse, as the Keynesians feared
Up to £4bn worth of Lloyds Bank shares would be offered to the general public if the Conservatives win the election, David Cameron is to announce.
Finnish voters go to the polls amid hopes that a new government will pull the country out of its three-year economic slump.
This year, Pete Rose applied again to have his lifetime ban on baseball lifted. Rose, who still holds multiple records in the sport, was banned from baseball after allegations he bet on baseball. A short time later, Rose answered allegations of another sort: that he cheated on his taxes.
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