Going Wobbly

Sullivan, Andrew
July 2000
New Republic;07/03/2000, Vol. 223 Issue 1, p38
Comments on the government of Labour leader Prime Minister Tony Blair in Great Britain. Opinion that the next election between Tories and Labour parties will be close; Issue of abandoning a currency that the nation has used since the Middle Ages for the euro; Speculation that Britain would rather not be part of anti-American Europe.


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