Political shift in Britain reflects Europe's rightward tilt

Press quote (Los Angeles Times)
Clara Marina O'Donnell
13 May 2010

"In many European countries, people believe that parties on the centre-right are more capable of dealing with the economy than the centre-left," said Clara O'Donnell, a research fellow at the Centre for European Reform in London. "They basically seem to believe that the centre-right is more capable of getting through the economic crisis."… "The centre-left has found it very difficult to find a narrative to attract voters," said O'Donnell, the London researcher. "In a lot of countries, the centre-left is in disarray."