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Announcing…the BAD TRUMP TWEETS AWARDS

18 January 2018 11:45

Journalists can guffaw at the silliness of President Donald’s Trump’s Fake News Awards as much as they like. The truth…

Donald Trump has now established himself as the least American president in US history

13 January 2018 21:32

As a schoolboy, George Washington transcribed 110 Jesuitical maxims later published as Rules of Civility and Decent Behaviour in Company and Conversation.…

Why does Donald Trump hate dogs?

13 January 2018 9:00

Here’s an aspect of Donald Trump’s personality that I’ve never got past: his hatred of dogs. When Trump tweeted on…

Donald Trump is right: the sale of the US embassy was a bad deal

13 January 2018 7:56

The anti-Trump forces have been having a field day on Twitter with the hashtag #ICancelledMyTriptoLondon – poking fun at Donald…

Britain’s epic vanity: do we really think Trump cares that much about coming here?

12 January 2018 10:14

Boris Johnson is absolutely right to say that his successor as London Mayor, Sadiq Khan, has behaved like a ‘puffed…

Donald Trump’s greatest peril could soon become a reality

11 January 2018 15:00

Donald Trump is playing hard to get. Asked yesterday at the White House whether he would meet with Special Counsel…

Donald Trump’s evisceration of Steve Bannon is complete

10 January 2018 17:30

How the mighty have fallen! Only a year ago, Steve Bannon was being feted as the power behind the Trump…

What becomes of Breitbart without Steve Bannon?

10 January 2018 14:37

How quickly Steve Bannon’s dark star has collapsed. Not so long ago, friends and enemies talked him up as a media genius. He…

An Oprah Winfrey bid for the White House should trouble Trump

9 January 2018 10:39

Will the Trump presidency be replaced by the Winfrey one? The hunt is on for a celebrity to take on…

Trump’s latest triumph could easily still end in tears

5 January 2018 16:04

The most piquant part of Michael Wolff’s gossipy new book, Fire and Fury: Inside The Trump White House, is the…

Iran’s hardliners are exploiting Trump’s rhetoric

4 January 2018 11:13

A year and eleven months ago, Iran’s parliamentary elections ended in a resounding victory for the reformists. Last May, the…

Donald Trump unleashes fire and fury on Steve Bannon

3 January 2018 21:08

Forget North Korea for a moment — President Donald J Trump today launched a devastating assault on Steve Bannon, his…

Steve Bannon’s thirst for revenge is a big worry for Trump

3 January 2018 15:10

Donald Trump is becoming increasingly unbuttoned. Last night, he tweeted referring to Kim Jong–un that: ‘I too have a Nuclear…

Donald Trump’s mad Twitter diplomacy is starting to work

3 January 2018 9:09

Say this for Donald Trump — if he does bring on nuclear apocalypse, at least he made it funny. Every…

Will Donald Trump be assassinated, ousted in a coup or just impeached?

31 December 2017 10:00

We’re closing 2017 by republishing our twelve most-read articles of the year. Here’s No. 1: Paul Wood on whether Trump…

Five things that could go well for Donald Trump in 2018

31 December 2017 7:48

It has not gone unnoticed that a number of commenters to my occasional Spectator blogs harbour keen, if not outright…

Is Donald Trump a new Winston Churchill?

27 December 2017 18:30

Is Donald Trump a new Winston Churchill? Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee, whose daughter Sarah serves as Trump’s press secretary,…

The desperate struggle of the NeverTrump movement

22 December 2017 9:00

‘We ex-communists are the only people on your side who know what it’s all about’, Arthur Koestler declared in The…

Donald Trump desperately needs some outside help to save his presidency

21 December 2017 9:34

Donald Trump made a big deal about his new National Security Strategy (NSS), touting a new era of stalwart vigilance…

Sadiq Khan should tell Trump the truth about multicultural London

12 December 2017 18:31

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, likes to make a stand. Specifically he likes to present himself (and the city…

Should politics be kept out of the classroom?

8 December 2017 12:44

I don’t like having a go at a colleague. Especially not one as talented as the Sunday Times‘ Emma Barnett,…

Donald Trump’s presidency lurches from embarrassment to disaster

6 December 2017 15:29

Here we go again. Donald Trump decertified the Iran nuclear deal in October. Now, in another audacious foray into Middle…

Trump’s Jerusalem decision may extinguish hope in the Middle East

6 December 2017 13:30

Let’s face it, Jerusalem is politically, diplomatically and religiously special. It is important to the faith traditions of Judaism, Christianity…

Donald Trump gives Israel a Hanukkah present to remember

6 December 2017 9:17

It’s Hanukkah next week, and President Donald J Trump has decided to give the state of Israel a big present.…

Should Donald Trump be invited to the Royal Wedding?

2 December 2017 9:00

Two golden rules of royal weddings. First, it’s always wonderful on the day. Second, there is always an almighty official…