Hillary Clinton

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,…

Will Trump produce merchandise for his ‘basket of deplorables’?

17 November 2016 8:43

When, in September, Mrs Clinton consigned ‘half’ of Mr Trump’s supporters to what she called the ‘basket of deplorables’, I…

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…

Donald Trump is going to be a dreadful president. Let’s not suddenly pretend otherwise

14 November 2016 17:12

Life, like they say, comes at you fast. Just a week ago the reality-based world worried that the American people…

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…

Nietzsche was right – liberal democracy is flawed

13 November 2016 11:00

It’s time to consider Nietzsche’s view of liberal democracy. It couldn’t work, it couldn’t bind a nation together, he said.…

Where’s the proof that Donald Trump is homophobic?

11 November 2016 14:31

Did anybody see Question Time last night? The panel largely seemed to be competing to out-outrage each other about Donald…

It’s absurd to call Trump a fascist

11 November 2016 10:02

Many thousands of words have been written and many more will now be written by the liberal intelligentsia on trying to…

Donald Trump’s victory has made social media unbearable

11 November 2016 9:47

When I woke up on Wednesday morning it was to the news that Donald Trump was the next President of…

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…

The Spectator podcast: Planet Trump

10 November 2016 17:14

With Donald Trump’s shock victory in the US election dominating headlines this week, the Spectator podcast takes an opportunity to…

Newsweek in a bind over Madam President

10 November 2016 13:30

With experts, pollsters and members of the metropolitan elite all taken by surprise over Hillary Clinton’s defeat, many are struggling…

Donald Trump’s victory marks the death of liberalism

10 November 2016 10:16

On election day, I left my apartment on the east side of Manhattan, walked one block to my polling station,…

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…

Hillary Clinton delivered a classy defeat speech. But would Sanders have delivered a victory speech?

9 November 2016 17:18

Hillary Clinton may have been a woeful candidate, but she just delivered a classy defeat speech. She did what everybody…

Can we trust the people? After Trump, I’m no longer sure

9 November 2016 15:17

This piece is from the new issue of The Spectator, out tomorrow. This week’s cover: Planet Trump, with @Freddygray31, Rod…

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

9 November 2016 15:06

If you want to know why Trump won, just look at the response to his winning. The lofty contempt for…

The English right’s Trump temptation

9 November 2016 14:52

Labour’s election then re-election of Jeremy Corbyn was the equivalent of a suicidal man who, when the noose snaps and…

Cheer up! Donald Trump’s victory isn’t all doom and gloom

9 November 2016 11:08

Well, it’s just like Brexit, isn’t it? The appalled tone of the BBC six o’clock news, my daughter’s refusal –…

Donald Trump played the identity politics game – and won

9 November 2016 8:12

I feel a strange sense of schadenfreude mixed with a heavy dose of terror and uncertainty now that the American…