American politics

Michelle Wolf’s speech exposed the hypocrisy of the press

4 May 2018 16:41

Writer and comedian Michelle Wolf has hit the headlines for her routine at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner on Saturday.…

Never mind the Baghdad politics, Iraqi Kurds need help to fight Islamic State

27 October 2014 12:35

The threat from Daish, the Arabic acronym for the so-called Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, has gone from a…

If Brooks Newmark didn’t want these photos leaked, why did he email them?

12 October 2014 15:16

So it now seems pretty clear to me that we can no longer send women photographs of our genitals without…

Tories and ethnic minorities: lessons from George W Bush

7 May 2014 12:52

Dan Hannan makes many good points in today’s Telegraph as he considers the Conservatives’ grim failure to attract support from…

Spectator archive: JFK’s assassination was political nihilism in its purest form

22 November 2013 16:07

The assassination of President Kennedy came just as the Christmas 1963 edition of the Spectator was going to press – we…