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Entries by Simon Jenkins from 05/2010

Will the Liberal Democrats' Recent Ecstasy Quickly Turn to Agony?

| Posted 05.07.2010 | World

Nick Clegg and his Liberal Democrats now have their moment of power, but it will be just a moment. They have failed to win enough votes to carry an overwhelming moral case for electoral reform.

Cry for Help From UK to USA

| Posted 05.08.2010 | World

Britain is the victim of a constitutional asteroid attack. The election delivered exactly the secretive backroom bargaining that a first-past-the-post constituency system -- as in the US house of representatives -- was supposed to avoid.