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America won’t forget Obama’s message of hope

12 January 2017 16:16

Those who sneer at Obama for promising more than he could deliver have little understanding of the nature of moral…

Will we see a different Donald Trump at today’s press conference?

11 January 2017 8:20

When Donald Trump steps from his golden elevator in Trump Tower to address the assembled ranks of the world’s media…

Is Trump rowing back on his threat to make Mexico pay for the wall?

6 January 2017 14:24

When Donald Trump began his run for the White House, he put building a wall with Mexico at the heart…

‘The woman is a disaster!’: Camille Paglia on Hillary Clinton

31 December 2016 12:00

We’re closing 2016 by republishing our ten most-read articles of the year. Here’s No. 1: Emily Hill’s interview with Camille…

The sneering response to Trump’s victory reveals exactly why he won

30 December 2016 12:00

We’re closing 2016 by republishing our ten most-read articles of the year. Here’s No. 2: Brendan O’Neill’s blog post in…

Yes, Trump is grotesque. But I would never have voted for Hillary

22 December 2016 12:00

We’re closing 2016 by republishing our ten most-read articles of the year. Here’s No. 10: John R. MacArthur on why…

A rash hothead in the White House is a problem to trouble us all

17 December 2016 9:00

Novelists can’t merely tell cracking tales. We’re supposed to save the world. At the University of Kent, a student implored…

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‘Putinites on the web’ are the new ‘Reds under the bed’

15 December 2016 8:30

Wounded Remainers in Britain and the Hillary set in the US love banging on about ‘post-truth politics’. Lies are everywhere,…

Donald Trump is going back on his promise to ‘drain the swamp’

15 December 2016 8:00

Donald Trump has a method for making his Cabinet picks. Parade the contenders in and out of Trump Tower and…

Donald Trump is doing more to undermine himself than any Democrat

13 December 2016 15:00

America may need to ‘vote again,’ says former CIA operative Robert Baer – preferably in a plebiscite not orchestrated by…

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…

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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…

How social media won the day for the Donald

19 November 2016 9:00

There are plenty of theories about how Donald Trump pulled off his shock victory. But however he did manage to…

The Trump revolution is doomed to fail

19 November 2016 9:00

Sunday brunch at Hugo’s, a bustling Mexican restaurant with a mariachi band and a multi-ethnic clientele: at the next table,…

Is Donald Trump Making Journalism Great Again?

17 November 2016 14:40

Is Donald Trump about to do the impossible? No, I don’t mean become President of the United States. That’s in…

A 'Never Trump' demonstrator in New York

What now for the ‘Never Trump’ Republicans?

15 November 2016 9:07

Plenty of Republicans were not in the mood to celebrate on election night. About 200 gathered at the Lincoln Restaurant in…

Trump’s immigration policies aren’t all that different from Obama’s

14 November 2016 14:21

Bit by bit, Donald Trump’s policies and priorities are emerging into view. We know who his chief of staff is to…

The glaring hypocrisy of the anti-Trump protests

11 November 2016 8:41

In the wake of Donald Trump’s victory over Hillary Clinton, many embittered Democrats are crying foul. It’s a case of…

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Join my campaign to demand a second US election

10 November 2016 10:35

Racists, homophobes and bigots decided the result of the US presidential election. Racists, homophobes and bigots are not democratic, and…

Hillary Clinton concedes to Donald Trump – ‘he must be given a chance to lead’

9 November 2016 17:30

Donald Trump has been elected president of the United States. Hillary Clinton conceded defeat, telling supporters that Trump must be given…

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‘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.…

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…

Would Donald Trump build a wall along the Canadian border?

8 November 2016 8:30

We’ve heard a lot about what a Trump victory tomorrow night means for Mexico, little of which seems good. He’s…

Donald Trump Opens His New Golf Course At Turnberry

A Donald Trump presidency would be better for Britain

7 November 2016 16:00

If Trump wins, I wonder if the BBC will be as exultant as it was in 2008, when Obama won?…

‘Saved at the bell’: How the US press reacted to the FBI clearing Clinton (again)

7 November 2016 10:04

Hillary Clinton is, not for the first time, in the clear. The FBI announced last night its investigation into the latest…