Friday 28 July 2017

May gambles by playing politics in an election she seemingly can't lose

British Prime Minister Theresa May Photo: Philip Toscano/PA Wire
British Prime Minister Theresa May Photo: Philip Toscano/PA Wire
Editorial

Editorial

'There is no gambling like politics' - Benjamin Disraeli.

No doubt Theresa May would be happy to draw upon the words of Disraeli, the 19th century prime minister who shaped the modern Conservative Party, defining its policies of popular democracy and imperialism.

The latter day British prime minister arguably drew inspiration from those notions in her decisive actions yesterday.

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