Britain’s Got…Pride? How Susan Boyle’s Loss Could Be the UK’s Gain

It takes a powerful magic to keep Brits quiet on a Saturday night — just ask the nation’s beleaguered police. Yesterday evening pubs and clubs fell silent as 20 million people tuned into a TV show to see a question of global significance finally resolved. The final of Britain’s Got Talent wasn’t just about whether Susan Boyle — Scotland’s least processed export since steel-cut porridge oats — would triumph