Freddy Gray

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

Is Trump's campaign running out of cash?

8 September 2020 9:50 pm

You can tell something about a campaign by the desperation-levels of its fundraising emails. In recent weeks, Team Trump’s digital…

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Is Donald Trump really anti-abortion?

6 September 2020 8:39 pm

At the Republican National Convention last month, he was repeatedly described as the ‘most pro-life President ever’. According to some…

The Trump show: he could just win again

29 August 2020 9:00 am

Is Trump about to pull off his most spectacular trick yet?

Trump goes for Biden’s jugular in convention speech

28 August 2020 6:30 pm

President Donald J. Trump just gave an impressive and unprecedented State of the Union address from the lawn of the…

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Donald Trump is still the greatest show on Earth

27 August 2020 6:25 am

‘Keep America Great’ is President Donald Trump’s 2020 re-election slogan and it sounds off. The phrase doesn’t have the same…

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The mob are turning into Trump’s useful idiots

24 August 2020 10:51 pm

Protesters have been setting fire to yet another American city today to tell us that black lives matter. This latest…

Wholesome, intimate and suspiciously vague: The Michelle Obama Podcast reviewed

22 August 2020 9:00 am

Back in March, I made a long-odds bet that Michelle Obama would be the Democratic party’s vice-presidential nominee. I knew…

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The Michelle Obama Podcast is wholesome, intimate and suspiciously vague

21 August 2020 2:28 am

Back in March, I made a long-odds bet that Michelle Obama would be the Democratic party’s vice-presidential nominee. I knew…

Kamala chameleon: the many faces of Biden’s running mate

15 August 2020 9:00 am

Kamala Harris, the new Democratic vice-presidential nominee, certainly looks the part. Barack Obama once called her ‘the best-looking attorney general…

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Kamala chameleon

13 August 2020 5:38 am

Kamala Harris, the new Democratic vice-presidential nominee, certainly looks the part. Barack Obama once called her ‘the best-looking attorney general…

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There is no ‘do no harm’ VP pick

10 August 2020 10:56 pm

If you’ve kept half an eye on the ‘who will it be?’ story that is the Democratic party’s vice-presidential nomination,…

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Have we passed peak Biden?

4 August 2020 3:12 am

A consensus has formed about this presidential election: it is Joe Biden’s to lose. As long as his vice-presidential nomination…

The real Joe Biden: what would his presidency look like?

1 August 2020 9:00 am

What should the world expect from a President Biden?

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The real Joe Biden: what would his presidency look like?

30 July 2020 1:23 pm

It is usually a bad idea for a presidential candidate to leave himself open to the accusation that he is…

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Trump takes on anti-nationalism

4 July 2020 9:44 pm

Even the most ardent Trumpist must admit that it has been a bad few months for the President. The COVID-19…

John Bolton is a greedy hack

18 June 2020 10:39 pm

Bolton is a peculiar and stubborn man – you can tell that from his moustache. He’s also a greedy hack.…

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Society isn’t systemically racist. It is systemically woke

15 June 2020 4:30 am

Structural, systemic, systematically — we’re hearing these words a lot at the moment. Racism isn’t individual. It is structural or…

America is burning – and it could cost Trump the presidency

6 June 2020 9:00 am

Will civil unrest seal Trump’s downfall?

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Lady Luck has deserted Trump

4 June 2020 1:39 pm

‘The crime and violence that today afflicts our nation will soon come to an end,’ said Donald Trump on July…

America’s immune system is failing

30 May 2020 6:48 pm

‘This American carnage stops right here and stops right now,’ said President Donald Trump in his inauguration speech on January…

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Twitter spreads riot porn — but censors a President vowing to restore law and order

29 May 2020 8:44 pm

If you have been following the Minneapolis riots on Twitter or Facebook, you may have come across an edgy new…

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Biden’s mental frailty makes him a Teflon candidate

23 May 2020 2:52 am

President Trump gets away with a lot because much of the world thinks he’s a buffoon. Former vice president Joe…

Hiding Biden is the best way to get him elected

9 May 2020 9:00 am

The less voters see the Democratic nominee, the more they like him

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Hiding Biden is the best way to get him elected

7 May 2020 1:09 pm

So Mrs American Voter, which septuagenarian sex abuser do you want to be President? The whole ‘#MeToo’ business probably should…

Why are people taking Trump's disinfectant comments seriously?

25 April 2020 1:44 am

Every time you think Donald Trump has lost his talent for making people’s heads explode, he somehow excels himself. His…