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Edward Kennedy

Robert Bork, 1927-2012, a great jurist rather than a controversial one. Image: Getty

Robert Bork 1927-2012

19 December 2012 18:02

Robert Bork was not only an extraordinary and effective jurist, he was also a crucial figure in American conservatism. In reporting news of his death certain media are – as… Continue reading

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Reagan’s consummate circumlocution

3 September 2009 16:08

This tale from Ted Kennedy’s autobiography, to be posthumously published later this month, is classic Reagan and an illustration of what made him such an able politician: ‘The senator said… Continue reading

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Senator Edward Kennedy, 1932 – 2009

26 August 2009 8:58

Teddy Kennedy has died aged 77 after a battle with brain cancer. Kennedy was a towering member of the senate for nearly fifty years. Even after the centrist “New Democrats” had abandoned… Continue reading

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