Phyllis Beveridge Nissila
Very Good News for Conservatives in the U.K.
The victory of Boris Johnson and “Brexiteers” this week reveals a remarkable win for those who want a return to British sovereignty with leadership that looks to finally move the U.K. forward from the 2016 vote to withdraw from the European Union.
Not claiming any kind of in-depth knowledge of the compound/complex nature of British politics, my purpose here is to simply comment on a related topic: how various polls in the U.K did not predict such an impressive victory and, from this side of the pond, to offer one reason for the failure of political polls everywhere. Continue reading