'Yes' in terms of policy ideas: "If you want to predict Britain’s political future, don’t look for a crystal ball. Just look at America. Tax credits, Sure Start nurseries, tough-love welfare reform – all ideas shamelessly nicked from the US."
'Yes' in terms of candidates: "Our great countries are cut from the same cloth, with the same hungers. We both saw off threats Germany succumbed to. Like fascism and David Hasslehoff’s music career. We both elected radical right-wingers in the 1980s - Thatcher and Reagan. Their resolve ended the Cold War. And Tony Blair’s New Labour was little more than a political tribute band to Bill Clinton’s “New Democrats.”
Fraser Nelson suspects that there is bad news for Gordon Brown in Barack Obama's triumph over Hillary Clinton: Voters are rejecting Clinton's message of experience and preferring Obama's message of hope and change.
David Cameron will certainly hope that Fraser is right.