presidential election

‘Vote for the one you dislike least’: What the US papers are saying on election day

8 November 2016 9:16

Americans will finally head to the polls today after one of the most fractious Presidential contests in the country’s history.…

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…

Blessed are the speechmakers?

4 April 2015 0:01

As the election season finally gets its boots on, office-seeking motor-mouths of every creed and colour would do well to…

The View from the Cocoon of Denial and Epistemic Closure - Spectator Blogs

7 November 2012 19:48

William F Buckley has, alas, gone the way of all flesh but his National Review lives on and arguably remains…

Presidential Predictions: Barack Obama 294 Mitt Romney 244 - Spectator Blogs

6 November 2012 19:37

Asked my prediction a few days ago, I looked at all the possibilities and plumped for Obama 294, Romney 244.…

Barack Obama Deserves A Second Term - Spectator Blogs

6 November 2012 14:10

No matter the result of today’s Presidential election, it will not be Morning in America tomorrow. Of course the successful…