Today, UK prime minister Theresa May called a June 8 election

Well, this is a surprise.  A lot of people think Theresa May and the Conservatives will crush Labour and the hapless Jeremy Corbyn.  But I have to say this: if this were Canada we were talking about, voters would all be complaining about how opportunistic this was, and how the election was unnecessary and a…

News today is that Theresa May will be next British PM

Theresa May is the new Conservative leader after her rival Andrea Leadsom withdrew from the leadership race. So that’s it, May officially becomes Prime Minister when David Cameron officially hands over power on Wednesday, much sooner than expected. This entire leadership race took less than three weeks, from start to finish — the Brexit vote had…