Katie Hopkins

The response to the Westminster attack has been predictably farcical

29 March 2017 20:31

Since last week’s attack in Westminster, various readers have asked whether my list of ‘standard responses to terrorism’ has held…

Britain’s medieval libel laws should be kept away from Twitter

16 March 2017 13:06

It is testament to the chilling effect of libel law on public discussion that I feel nervous about the sentences…

If you want more Katie Hopkins, campaigning for press regulation is the way to go

8 January 2017 9:00

Katie Hopkins did something dreadful this week, which is not unusual, because she craves such things. She retweeted praise —…

Watch: Ukip supporter Katie Hopkins advocates gassing the House of Lords

25 September 2015 11:58

Katie Hopkins is not the first person who comes to mind when thinking about electoral reform, but she spoke at…

Jon Ronson is wrong — Katie Hopkins isn’t insane, damaged or weird

20 July 2015 18:13

Another conflict of interest and indeed of my mental state. I can think of no journalist I enjoy reading more…

Europe cannot allow an ungoverned space to exist on its doorstep

22 May 2015 16:11

Last month, 700 migrants attempting to sneak into Europe drowned when their rickety vessel capsized in the Mediterranean. This week, the…

Will jailing Katie Hopkins save the lives of migrants? I have my doubts

22 April 2015 12:37

More than a thousand migrants have died attempting to get into Europe over the past week, including 900 who perished…

She’s wrong, but Katie Hopkins has a right to call migrants ‘cockroaches’

20 April 2015 17:32

I know we’re all supposed to be spitting blood over Katie Hopkins’ Sun column about African migrants. In fact, anyone…

Don’t get angry at Katie Hopkins if you don’t support policies that could save migrants

20 April 2015 11:29

The latest issue of The Spectator carries an interesting piece by James Bartholomew on ‘virtue signalling’, the bane of social…

The fat debate – Julie Burchill vs Katie Hopkins

16 April 2015 12:00

In this week’s issue, Julie Burchill explains why she is not dieting. Ever. As Kingsley Amis said, no pleasure is worth…

Podcast: the rise of left wing populism and Julie Burchill vs. Katie Hopkins

16 April 2015 8:38

What do Ed Miliband, Hillary Clinton and Nicola Sturgeon have in common? On this week’s View from 22 podcast, Jamie Kirchick, Fraser Nelson and Alex…

Katie Hopkins: A liberal arts degree is a waste of time

14 February 2014 10:58

Let’s face it. Most of us aren’t all that bright. Sixteen per cent of us have an IQ below 85…

Katie Hopkins – this is why we have political correctness

8 July 2013 14:00

I’ve been reminded just why political correctness exists: Katie Hopkins of the Apprentice, the TV show that glorifies the entrepreneurial…