David Cameron’s Bitter Truth
It wasn’t supposed to be like this. Britain’s general election was supposed to be unwinnable. The contest was reckoned—by pundits, pollsters and voters alike —to be a matter of determining which of David Cameron and Ed Miliband would fare less badly. Reality disagreed.
David Cameron’s Conservative party has not just been returned to power, it has confounded expectations by winning an overall majority in the House of Commons. With 331 seats, Cameron will no longer need to rely upon the Liberal Democrats or a