News DeskMay 2, 2010 09:10Updated May 30, 2010 13:31
BOSTON — They were supposed to be a bore — but Britain's elections have turned into high theater.
The Conservatives, led by David Cameron, look likely to win the popular vote but not a majority of seats. The Labour party of Prime Minister Gordon Brown is trying not to implode. And the Liberal Democrat Nick Clegg — who has been likened to both Barack Obama and that most hallowed of British statesmen, Winston Churchill — could emerge as kingmaker.