Ron Paul

Donald Trump and the five stages of libertarian grief

22 November 2016 16:21

If you think Theresa May has made life difficult for ‘right-wing libertarians’ in the UK, spare a thought for the…

Is Nigel Farage becoming Ron Paul?

19 March 2015 15:38

I think I have seen Nigel Farage’s future, and it is not pretty. A copy of Farage’s The Purple Revolution reached my…

Romney can’t shake off his ‘Etch A Sketch’ label

23 March 2012 15:32

Presidential candidates are used to having all sorts of derogatory monikers hurled in their direction. But they don’t expect them…

Rand Paul as Romney’s Vice President?

15 March 2012 12:31

American hacks have been mystified by what seems to be a ‘non-aggression pact’ between Republican presidential candidates Ron Paul and…

Song of the South

14 March 2012 11:22

Consider these three propositions: 1. A Mormon, moderate conservative from Massachusetts won 30% of the vote in Alabama and Mississippi…

Obama wins Super Tuesday

7 March 2012 9:05

It wasn’t a great night for Mitt Romney — but it wasn’t a particularly bad one either. He won by…

A super Tuesday in store for Romney

6 March 2012 9:28

After regaining the momentum with victories in Michigan and Arizonalast week — and another in Washington State at the weekend…

Romney’s little helper

24 February 2012 17:16

The Republican primary is dragging on longer than Mitt Romney had hoped — and it’s hurting him. His poll ratings…

The Great Pundit Hope: A Deadlocked Convention

9 February 2012 15:02

The Santorum Surge is, plainly, grand news for pundits desperately in search of new ways of spinning out the low…

South Carolina could put Gingrich back in the hunt

21 January 2012 10:06

When the week began, the idea of anyone but Mitt Romney claiming victory in tonight’s South Carolina primary seemed fanciful.…

No more Mr Nice Guy

16 January 2012 10:01

So Jon Huntsman is dropping out of the US Presidential race today. Apparently a battle with Rick Perry for fifth…

The Ron Paul Revolution

11 January 2012 17:38

When Mitt Romney secures the Republican presidential nomination, it’s pretty clear the last man standing against him will be Ron…

The rise of the Ron Paul Movement

11 January 2012 9:41

Everybody knew that Mitt Romney would win in New Hampshire. But the real success story of last night is Ron…

Romney wins comfortably this time

11 January 2012 6:51

Last night Mitt Romney became the first Republican, excluding sitting Presidents, to win both the Iowa Caucuses and the New…

Romney’s March Continues

11 January 2012 3:20

Bill Kristol, in his ongoing bid to supplant Dick Morris’s as America’s Worst Pundit, has been trying to spin Mitt…

What to expect in New Hampshire

10 January 2012 8:57

Tonight’s New Hampshire primary is very unlikely to provide the sort of razor-thin margin we saw in Iowa last week.…

Boringly, Mitt Romney is the Republican Party’s Presidential Nominee

5 January 2012 17:19

“Once you eliminate the impossible, whatever remains, no matter how improbable, must be the truth.” So said Sherlock Holmes and…

Romney’s faltering first step towards the nomination

4 January 2012 9:49

Mitt Romney’s victory by eight votes in Iowa is hardly a ringing endorsement of his candidacy. But, I suspect, he…

What to expect in Iowa

3 January 2012 12:33

Tonight, caucus-goers in Iowa will deliver their verdict on this year’s Republican candidates for President. Above are Nate Silver’s latest…

Ron Paul Does Red Dawn

23 December 2011 0:29

His ad team* PAC seem to be inspired by Patrick Swayze’s finest hour. That’s the 1984 classic, Red Dawn. (What…