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The Democrats still don’t know how to counter Donald Trump

21 June 2017 10:20

Another election night in America, another failure for the Democratic Party. Having spent a mind-boggling $23 million trying to win…

Labour is now the party of the middle class

20 June 2017 16:26

I’m not sure I’ve ever been so pessimistic about this country’s future, and I’m not usually a barrel of laughs…

Donald Trump’s White House needs Theresa May to save it

17 June 2017 7:39

If Theresa May is ousted, or simply tires of her job as Prime Minister, might she consider emigrating to the…

The future belongs to the Left

15 June 2017 8:36

When I was in my early 20s and quite conservative I assumed I was just an anomaly, someone who develops…

It won’t be long before Republicans finally turn on Trump

9 June 2017 17:39

Forget Russia. Georgia, as the song has it, should be on Donald Trump’s mind. A special election for the House…

Donald Trump’s tussle with James Comey is about to get very ugly

8 June 2017 8:08

As awkward silences go, this was a doozy. James Comey, then FBI director, was sitting alone in an excruciatingly uncomfortable…

The most shocking thing about Donald Trump’s Sadiq Khan tweet? He’s right

6 June 2017 10:21

How thin-skinned and pompous the British media class is. On the airwaves, Twitter, and elsewhere, the reaction to Donald Trump’s tweet…

Theresa May’s decision to cuddle the Donald looks worse by the day

5 June 2017 19:45

It is not often, especially in the midst of what has been a grimly dreadful election campaign for her, that…

Donald Trump is right to ditch the Paris Agreement

2 June 2017 15:48

Yesterday’s announcement by Donald Trump that the United States is withdrawing from the Paris Agreement is truly historic. The Paris accord was…

Trump’s Paris deal reversal should have conservatives jumping for joy

1 June 2017 20:49

When Donald Trump announced he was pulling the United States out of the Paris climate agreement, he fulfilled what is…

Merkel is right about Trump – so where does that leave Britain?

30 May 2017 11:46

Angela Merkel has never been a showboating politician. Public speaking isn’t her forte – she prefers to work behind the…

The kings are holding court again

27 May 2017 9:00

A hundred years after the Russian revolution, Russia has a tsar and a court. Proximity to Putin is the key…

Donald Trump will rejoice if Jeremy Corbyn becomes Prime Minister

26 May 2017 17:31

If, as seems increasingly likely, Jeremy Corbyn becomes British Prime Minister in June, his victory should be greeted not simply…

The Spectator Podcast: The Islamist worldview

25 May 2017 13:40

On this week’s episode, we reflect on the tragic events in Manchester and what can be done to prevent similar…

The strange similarity between Donald Trump and Pope Francis

24 May 2017 17:38

Donald Trump’s verdict on his audience with Pope Francis – ‘fantastic meeting’, ‘honor of a lifetime’ – may disappoint those…

Pope Francis’s liberal fan club visibly upset after he hits it off with Trump

24 May 2017 16:15

Pope Francis met President Trump this morning and they appear to have hit it off. After a 30-minute meeting in…

Trump is winning friends abroad – while alienating them at home

22 May 2017 17:47

In 1981, when President Reagan lifted the grain embargo on the Soviet Union, Washington Post columnist George F. Will went on…

Trump and Erdogan: the new populists

18 May 2017 17:17

Istanbul The most dramatic part of President Erdogan’s visit to Washington this week was the punch-up between his security guards…

The Spectator Podcast: The May manifesto

18 May 2017 15:30

On this week’s episode, we discuss Theresa May’s lurch to the left, the NHS’s looming crisis, and how Americans should talk…

The real radicals are now on the right – and the left can’t stand it

18 May 2017 14:00

The apparent success of the ‘alt-right’ and ‘populist right’ movements in Europe and the US has analysts scratching around for explanations.…

Is the Trump presidency in its last days?

17 May 2017 16:22

This is the leading article from this week’s issue of The Spectator – out tomorrow. Donald Trump has often wrong-footed…

Does Donald Trump have dementia?

17 May 2017 14:05

This is an extract from Lionel Shriver’s diary, available in the new issue of the magazine, which is out tomorrow.…

What’s Donald Trump’s Russia secret?

16 May 2017 10:31

Donald Trump either has nothing to hide about his relationship with Russia — or he is hiding in plain sight,…

Is Trump’s decision to fire James Comey a ‘Nixonian’ cover up?

10 May 2017 8:44

What to make of the shocking news that Donald Trump has fired the director of the FBI James Comey? Senior…

Trump’s first 100 days: triumph or disaster?

3 May 2017 10:03

One hundred days is way too short a time to assess a presidency. On this, if little else, there was…