Freddy Gray

Freddy Gray is deputy editor of The Spectator. He was formerly literary editor of The American Conservative.

The president of platitudes

15 June 2021 9:15 am

President Joe Biden turned up almost three hours late to his Nato press conference tonight. He offered no apology, because,…

Boris, Biden and the orange elephant in the room

12 June 2021 9:00 am

Biden and Boris will pretend the Trump presidency never happened

Biden’s rodeo: the President’s first 100 days have been a wild ride

24 April 2021 9:00 am

President Biden is on a wild progressive ride

The geriatic wokeness of Joe Biden

22 April 2021 11:17 pm

Joe Biden, the 46th President of the United States, has never been able to keep his mouth shut. Throughout his…

Crime and no punishment in Minneapolis

13 April 2021 11:04 pm

So far in the 2020s, American citizens have been hectored endlessly about wearing masks, staying safe indoors and standing apart…

Please Twitter, stop playing ‘Guess the Killer’s Race’

3 April 2021 7:56 am

Another day, another killing in America, another depressingly instant social-media argument over the perpetrator’s skin color. This time a man…

No, Meghan Markle isn’t going to be president

17 March 2021 8:19 am

OK, I’ll stick my neck out — Meghan Markle is never, ever going to be president of the United States…

Battle royal: Harry and Meghan’s modern brand of revenge

13 March 2021 9:00 am

Harry and Meghan’s brand of revenge

The Trump Show enters its final season

11 February 2021 2:39 am

There is no point denying it — The Trump Show, the craziest comedy the God of TV has ever produced, has…

At last, America has a gaffe-prone president again

23 January 2021 9:00 am

The welcome return of the gaffe-prone president

The left-wing takeover of America

9 January 2021 9:00 am

The Democrats have taken control of America

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The honorable Mike Pence

9 January 2021 6:30 am

Who would want to have been in Vice President Mike Pence’s shoes on Wednesday? In recent weeks, the more manic…


America turns left

7 January 2021 3:59 am

In the days following the presidential election in November, political centrists reached a hasty verdict. Never mind all the squabbling…

US Supreme Court ends Trump's last hope

12 December 2020 9:27 pm

This is the end, my only friend, the end. The Supreme Court yesterday struck down Texas’s legal bid to challenge…

Here comes President Joebama

28 November 2020 9:00 am

‘So you’re seeing a team develop that I have great confidence in,’ said former president Barack Obama this week when…

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‘He said, she said’ reports from the MAGA march

15 November 2020 9:23 pm

It’s all so infantile isn’t it? Antifa jackals harass Donald Trump fans during their ‘Million MAGA March’ on the streets…

My post-election drink with Nigel Farage

14 November 2020 9:00 am

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, is a useful stop for journalists looking for some rust-belt Americana not too far from New York. The…


Deplorables don’t riot

9 November 2020 2:15 am

For months, the media has warned us that a narrow Joe Biden victory in the presidential election could lead to…

Divided states: Trump has shown how well he understands America

7 November 2020 9:00 am

Once again, Trump has shown how well he understands America


Who’s excited about a Biden presidency?

7 November 2020 1:17 am

‘You all…declare me dead. Guess what? I ain’t dead. I’m not going to die.’ That was Joe Biden back in…


What if this election had been COVID-free?

2 November 2020 11:13 pm

Imagine there’s no COVID. It’s not that easy even if you try. The pandemic fogs up everything now. But it’s…

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Donald Trump is a terrifyingly good finisher

26 October 2020 6:25 am

It’s hard not to be impressed by Donald J. Trump’s sheer tenacity, especially when you consider he just had COVID.…

The Hunter Biden story isn’t going away

20 October 2020 11:29 pm

It’s the election equivalent of sticking your fingers in your ears and shouting ‘LA-LA-LA-LA’. Joe Biden keeps ignoring questions about…

Americans don’t seem to care that Biden is past it – they want Trump gone

17 October 2020 9:00 am

Americans don’t seem to care that Biden is past it – they want Trump gone

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If Biden wins, who will govern?

15 October 2020 8:56 pm

Joe Biden started spouting nonsense about his background again this week. Trying to sound all man of the people, he…