London Cardinals, excellent! As an American, living in London at the time I read the 51st State, and someone who studied British and American Politics at University (College), I believe Peter Preston truly has his finger on the pulse of insight and entertainment. His examples and vision of the future are clear and modest, not convoluting the story line, but rather enhancing it. Since reading the book, I bring references to it continually in conversations with both American and British friends and colleagues. Hats off to interesting, insightful reading.