John McCain

WATCH AGAIN: John McCain’s brilliant concession speech in 2008

26 August 2018 9:27

I didn’t much like John McCain’s politics. He never saw a military intervention he didn’t like. He was bi-partisan in…

What now for the neocons in Trumpland?

16 November 2016 9:30

Former State Department official Eliot A. Cohen is a prominent neoconservative who has led the ‘Never Trump’ faction of the…

It looks like we must hope for the best in Syria

18 June 2013 20:31

Is there not something odd about a Prime Minister talking of getting involved in the Syrian civil war on the…

McCain sounds his age, not like an elder statesman

30 August 2012 15:29

John McCain cut rather a sad sight last night as he addressed the Republican National Convention on his 76th birthday.…

Romney seeks ‘incredibly boring white guy’

15 May 2012 16:42

With just over three months to go to the Republican convention, what sort of vice presidential nominee is Mitt Romney…

Who’ll be Romney’s running mate?

4 April 2012 15:44

As I said earlier, it now looks almost certain that Mitt Romney will clinch the nomination. The primaries may not…

McCain’s on the warpath (again)

8 March 2012 12:04

Senator John McCain was on the radio again this morning, urging us to intervene on behalf of Syria’s rebels. ‘It’s…

Gingrich to the fore

15 November 2011 14:44

Yesterday saw three national polls and three different leaders in the race for the Republican presidential nomination. Politico’s Battleground poll…

What Obama said about Bin Laden and Pakistan before he became President

2 May 2011 11:54

After the events of today, the video above has fresh resonance. It is from the first presidential debate in 2008,…

Gay America rejoices

20 December 2010 9:39

This week will give Barack Obama’s liberal credentials a significant boost. On December 18th, the Senate had a  successful cloture…

The rise of Marco Rubio

4 November 2010 9:07

Of all the good news that the American Right is savouring at the moment, Marco Rubio’s victory must be near…