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The Whig: ‘Britain Reaps Benefits of Having Moderate Political Force Between Left And Right’

Septimus writes at The Whig:

Ah, the benefits of having a moderate political party to mediate between the left and the right. It seems that the Liberal Democrats (the British successors to the Whigs) are already receiving rave reviews here in the United States:

Houston Chronicle: Britain’s fresh start: Coalition government offers a contrast to partisan dysfunction plaguing Washington

… [W]e can’t help but notice the obvious contrast: The coalition between conservative and liberal forged by Cameron and Clegg is quite unlike anything that seems even remotely possible in today’s divided Washington.

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