Alex Massie Alex Massie

An American View of the Tories

You don’t have to look too far here, or elsewhere for that matter, to find plenty of concern about the Conservatives’ readyness for government. So it’s useful, occasionally, to step back and notice how the party and, more broadly, the British right, looks like to outside observers. Here’s Ross Douthat for instance:

[W]hen you compare the British Conservatives with the American Republicans, what’s most striking isn’t the parallel pandering on Medicare and the N.H.S.

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