Carswell Defection Brings Another Seaside Nightmare for Cameron

August 28, 2014 11:21 PM

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Three days ago, in an English seaside town, Nigel Farage, leader of the U.K. Independence Party, boasted that he was David Cameron’s worst nightmare. Today, as he visits another English seaside town, he will show how true that is.

Cameron’s Conservative Party was stunned yesterday when one of its highest-profile lawmakers, Douglas Carswell, announced he was defecting to UKIP. He then dealt a second blow, guaranteed to drag out the misery for the prime minister, resigning his seat in Parliament and forcing a special election, ...

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