Theresa May was pretty sure of what she was doing. She wanted the mandate to create a strong government as she prepares to withdraw the United Kingdom from the European Union - a process dubbed “Brexit” by social media and tabloid newspapers during the original campaign. "Strong and stable" leadership became the mantra of her election campaign. But it turned out that it only provoked the collapse. Voters in the UK did not support her, the country turned out to be in a deep political crisis.

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Many people remember the arrogant members of the Conservative Party, who dreamed of winning with a majority of 150 or even 200 seats in parliament before the vote, and predicted the total collapse of the opposition in the face of the Labor Party?

Theresa May could be forced into snap general election after ... - dailyrecord.co.uk
Theresa May could be forced into snap general election after ... - dailyrecord.co.uk

Again it became clear that polls in the UK can be thrown into the trash. Voters have their own thoughts.They can easily change their preferences, their behavior can not be predicted using a well-known pattern.

May held a terrible campaign

Probably no British politician conducted such a poor election campaign in recent decades. Theresa May treated the British like unconscious children, for whom their future can be determined. She refused public debate, avoided contacts with voters, and repeated endlessly the same slogans and stamps to any question.

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For the constant repetition of empty slogans, she received the nickname "Maybot".

The British saw how suddenly their Prime Minister began to drop out of their role in the last weeks of the vote: she was isolated even in a circle of people who could not trust anyone and could not hear anyone. Theresa May began to seem indifferent, arrogant, not understanding the true concerns of people.

And they are concerned, first of all, with issues of health care, education, providing funding for caring for the elderly.

May's proposal to take away property from old people as payment for care costs and the prompt abandonment of this idea, called the "dementia tax", incredibly hurt her.

How it was possible to make such an absurd proposal during the election campaign is incomprehensible to the mind. Perhaps Theresa May has a propensity for self-destruction.

Chief of Labor is better than he was talked about

Jeremy Corbyn conducted a much more successful election campaign than expected.

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In Parliament, his speeches often looked awkward, but at meetings with voters, in public discussions and on public venues, he managed to become emotionally attractive. Corbyn made an impression of an accessible, passionate and convinced person in his program policies. From a man who, even in his own party, was considered incapable of being a Prime Minister, he suddenly turned into someone who can win.

Of course, the votes of young people helped Labor.

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They responded to an intelligently organized online campaign, so in the UK, their own Bernie Sanders emerged: just like in the US, most young people voted for the left in the hope of promising greater social justice.

Political catastrophe for conservatives

The UK is split, as shown by the last vote: to the north and south, to the city and the village, to the young and old, to the supporters and opponents of the country's withdrawal from the EU. The British are now making their political choice based on personal preferences: traditional loyalty to this or that party, regional traditions, social ties have lost value.

But the problem is that the British political system is not created for the new situation. In other countries, the process of creating a ruling coalition would now begin, whereas, for the UK, the House of Commons without an absolute majority of votes in one party is a dead end. Conservatives can, as the strongest party in parliament, try to create a minority government.

But how independent will such a government be at the Brexit talks? The start, scheduled for June 19, will have to be postponed until the Cabinet of Ministers is formed in London.

The outcome of the elections for the conservatives is the most serious of possible political catastrophes. And Theresa May created it for herself and her party. As a result, the opposite of the "strong and stable" leadership has turned out. The situation is chaotic, the future is uncertain. This is the second catastrophic miscalculation that the British prime ministers have been doing in a short time: previously it was David Cameron with his referendum on Brexit.

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