Lawrence Freedman

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CNN Opinion asked a range of contributors to give their take on Britain’s election, what it means and what we can expect moving forward. The opinions expressed in these commentaries are solely their own.

Continuity wins

First surprise of Britain’s election on Thursday — everyone was WRONG. So it’s time to really dissect opinion polls — any kind of polling, really, and the media herd mentality. Conservative Prime Minister David Cameron won, securing an overall majority. No one even came close to predicting that.

So, was it the 40% undecided that caused the tsunami?

Continuity wins — change loses. It was a victory for traditional party politics that has dominated the United Kingdom for centuries.…  Seguir leyendo »