Barack Obama

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…

Liberal ideology created Donald Trump

8 November 2016 8:45

Dear Democrat voters, You are probably the most influential and powerful segment of the human race today. In terms of…

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Trump’s big mistake? Turning the election into a personality contest

28 October 2016 9:00

If, on the night of Monday September 26, a US presidential election had been held instead of a televised debate,…

Hillary will beat Trump. But her presidency will be hamstrung just like Obama’s

8 October 2016 16:01

The more you study history, the more you realise how hopeless it is to try predicting the future. Even sophisticated…

What next for Barack Obama?

8 October 2016 13:13

What is to become of Barack Obama when he retires from the US presidency at the age of 55? I…

Who’s at the ‘back of the queue’ now, Obama?

30 August 2016 15:44

Wasn’t it one of the ‘Remain’ campaign’s big arguments that leaving the EU would deprive us of the ‘clout’ we…

Jeremy Corbyn Launches Ten Promises To Transform Britain

Boring Corbyn has got it all wrong on personality politics

6 August 2016 8:00

Brits sometimes think that ‘personality politics’ is a bad thing. Jeremy Corbyn has certainly suggested as much; just before he…

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Donald Trump wins the war of words against Barack Obama

3 August 2016 9:32

Donald Trump doesn’t seem the forgiving type, so it’s no surprise he hasn’t let Barack Obama’s comments yesterday stand. Obama…

Democratic National Convention: Day Three

Barack Obama: the great unity president who divided a nation

28 July 2016 9:45

Hillary Clinton can count herself lucky to have Barack Obama cheerleading her bid for the presidency. The outgoing President is…

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Bernie Sanders backs Hillary but not all Democrats are happy about it

26 July 2016 9:10

So after the glorious disunity of the Republican convention, now is the chance for the Democrats to pull together and…

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Boris’s charm wins over at awkward press conference

19 July 2016 17:36

Fresh from banging his head on the door of Downing Street, John Kerry has just been speaking at a press…

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Did Melania Trump just out herself as a Democrat?

19 July 2016 9:38

There’s no love lost between Donald Trump and Barack Obama. And yet for Melania Trump, the President’s wife Michelle appears to…

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy Meets US Secretary of State John Kerry

Why does the US’s new counter-extremism strategy ignore the only salient issue?

26 May 2016 12:56

The USA has a new CVE (Countering Violent Extremism) strategy. It is a typically curious document. I wonder in fact…

The Spectator podcast: Hillary’s America

21 May 2016 9:00

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The Spectator podcast: Hillary’s America

19 May 2016 7:56

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Bernie Sanders’ win in West Virginia shows why a Trump presidency is possible

11 May 2016 7:57

Just when it looked like the US primaries couldn’t throw up any more surprises, Hillary Clinton has been defeated overnight…

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Very funny Barack, but can our politicians start taking themselves a bit more seriously?

3 May 2016 14:12

Tell me something. When you watch the above video of Justin Trudeau, does it warm your heart? Do you think…

President Obama And The First Lady Attend Town Hall Event In Central London

Obama warns of countries who ‘use trade as a weapon’. Like USA over Brexit?

25 April 2016 18:25

President Obama has taken his European tour to Germany, where he touted the ‘indisputable’ benefits of an EU-US free-trade pact. Speaking…

EU Referendum - Signage And Symbols

Is it possible to be both pro-EU and patriotic?

25 April 2016 15:21

It’s safe to say that last week was a good one for the Remain camp, thanks in large part to the endorsement from…

Coffee House shots: What’s next for the Brexit campaign?

25 April 2016 12:33

The EU referendum rumbles ever closer but after a bad week for the leave campaign following Barack Obama’s controversial intervention…

President Obama Meets With David Cameron At Downing Street

Brexiters shouldn’t knock Obama too hard. Most Brits still like him

24 April 2016 8:30

I suppose it’s inevitable that Brexiters will angrily reject Obama’s intervention, especially his line about Britain being left ‘at the…

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Has Obama been watching too much Netflix?

23 April 2016 10:58

There was something odd about Obama’s ‘back of the queue’ Brexit comment yesterday — and it wasn’t just that he…

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Number 10 might be more confident than ever of EU referendum victory, but they’re still trying to load the debate dice

23 April 2016 10:00

Downing Street is more confident than it has ever been that the EU referendum will be won. It is not…

The Spectator podcast: Obama’s Brexit overreach

23 April 2016 8:30

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President Obama Meets With David Cameron At Downing Street

Obama’s threat: vote for Brexit and the USA will put you at the ‘back of the queue’

22 April 2016 17:53

David Cameron and Barack Obama arrived at the Foreign Office for their press conference today with two clear aims. The…