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The Stop Trump protesters have got their priorities all wrong

21 February 2017 20:03

There’s almost as much talk about ‘virtue-signalling’ these days as there is about ‘fake news’. But one thing that doesn’t…

The Trump-fearing, Brexit-loathing set make even Piers Morgan look reasonable

13 February 2017 14:57

I can forgive many of the sins of the Trump-is-Hitler, Brexit-is-Beelzebub lobby. I mean, we all lose the plot occasionally.…

The shameful hypocrisy of Sweden’s ‘first feminist government’

13 February 2017 14:14

A couple of weeks ago I named the Labour MP Tulip Siddiq as my pious political hypocrite of the week,…

Ken Loach’s Bafta’s diatribe shows he is stuck in the past

13 February 2017 10:49

Ken Loach, who seems to defy the rule that you get more right-wing as you get older, used his Bafta acceptance…

Watch: David Aaronovitch makes an utter fool of himself on Newsnight

11 February 2017 20:39

I thought you’d like to see this, in case you haven’t already. This is David Aaronovitch being made to look…

Does Donald Trump read?

11 February 2017 11:00

When President Obama left office, he confided that he had got through the eight years of stress by reading. He…

John Bercow’s Trump intervention was out of order

11 February 2017 10:00

As we have been reminded this week, the most famous words (apart from ‘Order, order’) ever uttered by a Speaker…

Trump’s travel ban is more popular than Trump

10 February 2017 16:29

Well there you have it. After almost two weeks of braying and spluttering about Donald Trump’s immigration plan, it turns out…

John Bercow was right to criticise Donald Trump

7 February 2017 8:49

John Bercow has taken a lot of flak for his comments about Donald Trump. The Speaker has been accused of…

John Bercow should have kept his trap shut about Donald Trump

7 February 2017 7:23

John Bercow is a little chap, and no harm in that, but does he really need to grandstand about his…

Don’t bet on Trump putting a stop to the hounding of British banks

5 February 2017 9:00

President Donald Trump is demolishing his predecessor’s legacy as fast as he can sign executive orders, but one thing for…

Protest and petition all you like. I won’t listen

4 February 2017 9:00

I think on balance I would prefer people to demonstrate their opposition to political developments — Brexit, the forthcoming state…

My pick for the pious political hypocrite of the week award

1 February 2017 12:10

I would like to propose Labour MP Tulip Siddiq as the winner of the pious political hypocrite of the week…

The self-righteous backlash to Trump’s immigration ban could play into his hands

31 January 2017 17:44

Donald Trump’s executive order which, he says, was aimed at making it harder for terrorists to enter America, targets three…

Nine questions those protesting against Donald Trump’s immigration ban must answer

31 January 2017 14:23

I wonder whether there might be any long-term effects from shouting ‘racist’, ‘fascist’, ‘misogynist’ all the time? It is possible…

Trump’s ‘Muslim ban’ is nothing of the sort, but what the hell is going on?

31 January 2017 12:42

Among Donald Trump’s many neologisms is the ‘What the hell is going on’ evidentiary standard. It was introduced by Trump…

What the papers say: Brexit’s day of reckoning and why Trump’s critics are wrong

31 January 2017 8:34

At last, says the Guardian, MPs will finally have a proper say today on Brexit. David Davis has said the…

Rachel Johnson slaps down her brother over Trump’s visa ban

30 January 2017 9:21

After Theresa May’s seemingly successful visit to the White House, the Prime Minister has been accused of failing to stand…

Theresa May discovers the problem with events

29 January 2017 10:52

This weekend Theresa May discovered why it is a prime minister most fears events. After a well executed two-day charm offensive…

A US / UK free trade deal is the big prize for Theresa May

28 January 2017 10:40

Theresa May’s team will be basking this morning in the write-ups of her successful visit to Washington. As I say…