Britain: Are Right Wingers Praying For A Tory Rout?

With Britain's next general election no more than five months away, the ruling Conservative Party is tearing itself apart over Britain's future role in Europe. The party's civil war is now so intense that Prime Minister John Major went on TV on Dec. 8 to warn so-called Euroskeptics--Tories who vehemently oppose yielding sovereignty to the European Union--that they are in danger of handing the election to the opposition Labor Party on a platter.

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