US presidential election

Donald Trump’s chances of winning have never been higher

22 September 2016 8:56

There are 46 days to go until the US presidential election and the race is still tighter than anyone imagined…

The women who paved the way for Hillary’s bid for the White House

19 September 2016 12:37

If Hillary Clinton wins she will be the first female president of the United States, taking over from the first…

Conrad Black joins The Spectator’s Trump vs Clinton debate

25 August 2016 17:22

A subscription to The Spectator buys you more than just full access to the world’s greatest magazine. It also means…

Did Donald Trump urge gun owners to use their weapons to stop Hillary?

10 August 2016 7:56

Just when it looks as though Donald Trump couldn’t go any further with causing outrage, he opens his mouth. This…

Donald Trump wins the war of words against Barack Obama

3 August 2016 9:32

Donald Trump doesn’t seem the forgiving type, so it’s no surprise he hasn’t let Barack Obama’s comments yesterday stand. Obama…

The Spectator Podcast: Summer of terror

30 July 2016 10:00

After a week where both Germany and France suffered terror attacks, the question of the relationship between Islamic terrorism and Europe’s…

If Trump wins the White House, the US could be finished as a world power

29 July 2016 16:46

Spy novels and James Bond movies; post-war Vienna and East Berlin; Manchurian candidates and Third Men. The pop culture of…

The Spectator Podcast: Summer of terror

28 July 2016 7:50

In a week in which both Germany and France have suffered terror attacks, the question of the relationship between Islamic…

The Spectator Podcast: The American tragedy

21 July 2016 8:22

When Donald Trump launched his presidential campaign just over a year ago, few expected him to make it so far.…

It is wrong and idiotic to blame Donald Trump for the violent protestors against him

3 June 2016 10:11

In San Jose, California, last night, anti-Trump protestors went on another violent rampage. A man was assaulted, others were punched,…

Donald Trump: The impossible has happened

26 May 2016 16:45

Do you remember when they said it wasn’t possible? When the pointy-headed wonks in Washington DC and the New York…

Can America survive Donald Trump?

5 May 2016 16:37

There have been many hyperbolic headlines about Donald Trump these last few days and weeks, so I’d like to add…

It’s Trump vs Hillary: a race that should terrify all conservatives

4 May 2016 18:44

This morning, Ted Cruz bowed out of the race. Now, John Kasich has given up. As a result Donald J. Trump, the most…

Is Indiana the end of the road for Ted Cruz?

3 May 2016 8:59

Today’s Indiana primary is Ted Cruz’s last chance of disrupting Donald Trump in his bid to wrap up the Republican…

The Cruz-Kasich alliance has failed to stop Donald Trump

27 April 2016 9:57

Another Tuesday, another triumph for Donald Trump. The Republican frontrunner had a clean sweep at last night’s primaries, winning easily…

Republicans have started using feminism to fight Donald Trump

6 April 2016 13:59

Washington DC In La Crosse, Wisconsin, on Monday night, Donald Trump said, ‘If we do well here, folks, it’s over.’…

Hillary Clinton is more responsible for Isis than Donald Trump

1 April 2016 12:59

Have you seen the internet meme which suggests that Donald Trump’s ‘divisive’ rhetoric helps Isis gather support and grow in size?…

Goodbye, Marco Rubio. You were the wrong candidate at the wrong time

16 March 2016 9:33

Marco Rubio last night finally suspended his campaign. At the risk of sounding smug, I could have told you years…

Does size matter for US presidential candidates?

4 March 2016 14:03

I don’t know whether men blessed with enormous manhoods are more likely to make effective leaders; social scientists probably lack…

Donald Trump’s secret weapon? Boris-style hair

28 February 2016 14:55

It is recognised that the era of television has made it well-nigh impossible in Britain and the United States for…