US Election

Women rallying against Donald Trump, shortly before his election in November 2016. Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images

Only the right kind of women are invited to march against Donald Trump

21 January 2017 9:39

The Women’s March on Washington is going to be big. Officials say 1,800 buses have been registered to park in…


Trump’s performance will have delighted Putin

11 January 2017 18:48

After 167 days without a press conference, Donald Trump’s performance in Trump Tower didn’t disappoint. He abused journalists, denounced a…


Watch: Donald Trump vs ‘fake news’

11 January 2017 17:33

Given that Donald Trump’s day got off to a bad start thanks to Buzzfeed‘s decision to publish an ‘unverified and potentially…

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Jared Kushner’s Israel connection will delight Benjamin Netanyahu

11 January 2017 10:47

Why, do you suppose, are people getting worked up about the nepotism angle of Donald Trump appointing his son-in-law, Jared…

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The ‘Women’s March’ on Washington is a protest against democracy

5 January 2017 10:33

The ‘Women’s March’ on Washington might not have actually happened yet but it can already be judged a success. Few demonstrations…

Benjamin Netanyahu has repeated his call for European Jews to immigrate to Israel (Photo: Menahem Kahana/Getty)

How Donald Trump emerged as Israel’s unflinching champion

29 December 2016 13:33

On Wednesday John Kerry managed to attract more attention with what amounted to a declaration of failure than any success…


Trump Grill could be the best representation of America

16 December 2016 12:33

I have a confession to make. I go to Trump Tower in New York a lot. It’s an easy jaunt for…

How California could be heading for its own version of Brexit

11 December 2016 11:30

On the face of it, Brits and Californians don’t have much in common: one prefers a spot of Earl Grey, the…

Republican Presidential Candidates Hold Third Debate In Colorado

The fashion world had no moral compass – until Melania Trump came along

7 December 2016 11:38

Will someone please dress Melania Trump? She looks like something out of The Only Way is Essex in those tight-fitting,…

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Forget diplomacy. Donald Trump wants to talk tough to China

5 December 2016 12:16

It might be better for everyone if, in the spirit of Yuletide Fake News, we all pretended that Donald Trump’s Twitter account…


Is democracy in danger?

3 December 2016 9:30

Is democracy in danger? This is the belief of a Harvard lecturer called Yascha Mounk whose thesis was profiled in…

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Rust Belt rallies and Twitter spats: it’s business as usual for President-elect Donald Trump

30 November 2016 11:05

After three weeks as the president-elect, we are starting to get a sense of what a Trump presidency will look…

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Welcome to the world of right-wing gateway drugs. Are you ready for the ride?

29 November 2016 12:33

Even in its twilight years the Guardian remains the gift that keeps on giving.  As the tin-shaking below the pieces…

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Donald Trump can expect the Berlusconi treatment

27 November 2016 8:00

Those in charge of civilisation have been quick to compare Donald Trump to Silvio ‘bunga bunga’ Berlusconi as part of…

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Fidel Castro was a cruel dictator. Ignore the revisionists

26 November 2016 12:46

Why are left-wing dictators always treated with more reverential respect when they die than right-wing ones, even on the Right?…

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Donald Trump could lead a new revolution in Cuba

26 November 2016 12:13

Sola mors tyrannicida est, wrote Thomas More: death is the only way to get rid of tyrants. And so it…


It’s Black Friday, so Donald Trump is flogging off America’s reputation

25 November 2016 17:55

Donald Trump loves a great deal. You know that by now, right? A great, fantastic, beautiful deal. Big-league or bigly, whichever…

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American progressives couldn’t be bothered to protest when it mattered

25 November 2016 12:29

It wasn’t long after Donald Trump had appeared on election night to thank his supporters for delivering him an extraordinary victory…


How The Spectator saved Thanksgiving

24 November 2016 15:47

When a Spectator editor, who shall remain nameless, emailed months ago to ask for an article on the business of post-mortem tattoo…


JFK picked his own British ambassador. Why shouldn’t Trump?

24 November 2016 15:18

It is not self-evidently ridiculous that Nigel Farage should be the next British ambassador to the United States. The wishes…

Donald Trump might be going soft but his supporters don’t seem to mind

24 November 2016 8:30

‘Mister Softie’, screams the headline on the New York Daily News, with Donald Trump’s luxurious comb-over transformed into an ice-cream…

Another mad day in Trumpland

23 November 2016 7:27

Yesterday was another mad day in Trumpland — or America, as it used to be called. The president-elect started the…


Donald Trump and the five stages of libertarian grief

22 November 2016 16:21

If you think Theresa May has made life difficult for ‘right-wing libertarians’ in the UK, spare a thought for the…


If Trump abandons the Trans-Pacific Partnership, he plays into China’s hands

22 November 2016 12:39

Donald Trump is not wasting any time on trade. Or is he? In his video message about what he’ll do on…


Don’t send Farage to Washington; invite him to Chevening

22 November 2016 10:15

Donald Trump has been putting the cat amongst the diplomatic pigeons—again. His tweet suggesting that Nigel Farage should be made…