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…

Opposition leaders resign in the wake of Tories majority in UK.

The opposition party leaders were dropping like flies today after the Tories won a surprise majority in the UK. Labour’s Ed Miliband, Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg, and UKIP leader Nigel Farage all resigned their leaderships. In the case of Farage, he failed to even win his seat. I wonder if the heads of the opinion…

Tories on brink of majority in the UK

   It has proven to be a far better night for the Tories in Britain than it has been for their cousins here in frozen Canada this week. ITV News has just now readjusted its seat prediction and is predicting the Conservatives may get 327, enough for a bare majority of 1 seat. The BBC’s…

UK election: nobody is believing the exit polls!!!

I am getting a laugh watching these British politicians reacting to the exit polls showing the Conservatives as the largest party at 316, with Labour down to 239. What is surprising to most people is SNP predicted to get 58 of 59 seats, with UKIP getting 2 and the Lib Dems down to 10! I…