Rod liddle

A letter to… The Guardian’s sanctimonious letter writer

16 July 2017 15:01

This one is priceless, believe me. Truly priceless. For a long time now I’ve been buying The Guardian for its…

Rod Liddle’s Freedom Dinner speech: Emily Thornberry, Diane Abbott and the metro-liberal left

30 June 2017 13:23

It’s that time of year again. After Rod Liddle used the key address at the fifth annual Freedom Dinner to…

The day I got Rod Liddle sacked

4 December 2016 14:00

On the few occasions when something I have written has directly affected a person, I have usually regretted it. During…

Join my campaign to demand a second US election

10 November 2016 10:35

Racists, homophobes and bigots decided the result of the US presidential election. Racists, homophobes and bigots are not democratic, and…

Rod Liddle’s Freedom Dinner speech: Labour’s Jew-bashing, the anti-Brexit mob and Tim Farron

15 July 2016 14:49

This week, Mr S made his way to Boisdale to watch his Spectator comrade Rod Liddle give the key address…

I’ve changed my mind about where we should bomb…

30 November 2015 18:37

Just back after a few weeks away in the north east – thought I’d share this with you. I wrote…

Simon Schama’s use of the word ‘suburban’ on Question Time was very revealing

16 October 2015 16:28

The things people say in anger are generally the most revealing things of all.  So it was on last night’s…

The BBC is biased in favour of the establishment, not the government

9 August 2015 13:30

The BBC was created out of the ether in 1922. Its first director general, Lord Reith, inhabited a cupboard some…

Jeremy Corbyn won’t destroy Labour. But he might yet destroy the country

28 July 2015 17:47

Imagine, for a moment, the following scenario. In 2017 Britain votes narrowly to remain within the European Union, despite the…

The madness of the Royal Navy’s rescue mission

9 June 2015 15:58

There is a genuine madness in our current operation to ferry as many asylum seekers as possible from North Africa…

Football’s elite deserve the foulness of Fifa

3 June 2015 9:57

My favourite moment in the crisis engulfing football’s governing body, Fifa, came with the intervention of a man called Manuel…

The Stepford Student – The Spectator’s gift to the world

14 May 2015 16:02

The Stepford Student website is full of interesting articles on current affairs. For instance ‘I couldn’t give a single flying shit about…

What Labour must do is estrange its awful voters

13 May 2015 10:09

And so now we have to suffer the epic delusions, temper tantrums and hissy fits of the metro-left. They simply…

Is Ed Miliband really proud to have fought alongside me? I’m not so sure

7 May 2015 10:53

Sheesh, sometimes you read something and it makes you go all gooey inside. Take this email I got from Ed…

Unfortunately celebrity endorsements really do matter

5 May 2015 17:06

Whoever comes top on Thursday, Labour has won the only poll that really matters – that of Britain’s beloved celebrities,…

Labour’s latest video might be enough to make me change my vote

3 May 2015 19:53

I thought Ed Miliband did rather well in that last debate. Insofar as it matters. In both of the last…

It takes guts to stick it to the stuck-up BBC audience

17 April 2015 13:10

I thought Farage was rather good in that debate yesterday. It’s about time someone stuck it to the bovine, self-important,…

My decision to vote Labour – a further explanation

17 April 2015 8:40

Missing from my column this week, for reasons of space etc, was this simple point: I am a Socialist. I…

How Ukip became the incredible disappearing party

26 March 2015 10:31

The establishment drive to marginalise Ukip has been under way for three months now, and it has having its effect.…

The real reason Jeremy Clarkson’s gone? The BBC loathed his politics

25 March 2015 19:15

I still don’t know which way John Humphrys votes and I’ve been a friend of the chap for more than…

Thank goodness we only have to watch one TV debate

22 March 2015 16:08

The treasurer of one of Manchester’s Conservative clubs is a lifelong Labour voter who votes only as a mark of…

Why do politicians try to convince us they are normal human beings? We know they’re not

19 March 2015 11:34

I suppose we’re going to have to suffer these confections until the first week of May. But it’s beginning to…

Who wants to help crowdfund my new Dolce and Gabbana suit?

17 March 2015 13:07

Fancy a bit of crowdfunding? My wife has insisted that I buy myself a new suit, as I lost weight…

What are we meant to say about grooming rings?

2 March 2015 13:13

It is a tragedy that some of us are born in the wrong times. According to that increasingly gobby conduit…

The Syrian-bound schoolgirls remind us that feminism isn’t for everyone

25 February 2015 17:01

There is much to be said for Rod Liddle’s view that the fuss over the aspiring jihadi brides from the Bethnal…