Freddy Gray

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


Trump’s yin and yang game with China

24 August 2019 8:12 pm

It should be obvious by now — but somehow isn’t. Whenever @realDonldTrump says something wild, you can bet the real…

Donald Trump’s stupid smart attack on the Democratic ‘Squad’

16 July 2019 12:55 am

Just when you think @realDonaldTrump has lost his ability to shock, he outdoes himself. He tweets what he’d call ‘a…

Can Boris Johnson make Anglo-American relations great again?

13 July 2019 9:00 am

It seems a fitting end to an ill-fated premiership. As Theresa May prepares to leave No. 10, a major quarrel erupts…

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Michael Wolff: the Mueller indictment document ‘sits on my desk’

25 June 2019 9:54 am

On Friday, I had the pleasure of recording a podcast with Michael Wolff at his hotel in Mayfair. Wolff is…

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Give Tucker Carlson a Nobel prize! 

20 June 2019 10:49 pm

The strong favorite for the Nobel Peace Prize this year is Greta Thunberg, a girl who lectures grownups about climate…

End this farce and elect Boris now!

13 June 2019 10:10 pm

Tick-tock, tick-tock, the Brexit clock doesn’t stop. October 31st is the deadline and the next prime minister will barely have…

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Donald Trump should not stoop to Sadiq Khan’s level 

3 June 2019 7:12 pm

In July last year, when Trump last visited Britain, I wrote a post saying ‘Admit it, Donald Trump is right…

The cosmic magnetism of Trump and Brexit

30 May 2019 8:17 pm

Polite British eurosceptics still insist that Brexit isn’t Trump and Trump isn’t Brexit — as if that meant anything at…

Meet the real Alexander Nix. An interview with the notorious former head of Cambridge Analytica

18 May 2019 9:00 am

If you have heard of Alexander Nix, you probably think he’s a villain. He is the former head of Cambridge…

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What’s the truth about Cambridge Analytica?

16 May 2019 8:06 pm

If you have heard of Alexander Nix, you probably think he’s a villain. He is the former head of Cambridge…

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Are you ready for the Summer of Biden?

6 May 2019 8:37 am

Ah Biden, Sleepy Joe, the gaffe machine from Scranton, Penn. He’s familiar to everyone, but an unknown quantity as a…

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Without the Mueller probe, Trump is sunk

24 April 2019 1:20 am

For so long, Democrats thought that the Mueller investigation would bring down President Donald Trump. The truth could be the…

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The Trump 2020 campaign is much, much more formidable than 2016

16 April 2019 1:40 am

Almost every day, somebody somewhere recycles the idea that President Donald J. Trump doesn’t want to be president. He never…

Muller has led to the vindication – not the destruction – of Donald Trump

30 March 2019 9:00 am

   Washington Robert Mueller’s two-year investigation into ‘Russiagate’ was meant to bring down President Donald Trump. That was the plan.…


Thanks to Russiagate, Trump could win in 2020

28 March 2019 2:11 am

Robert Mueller’s two-year investigation into ‘Russiagate’ was meant to bring down President Donald Trump. That was the plan. For two…

Can the Republican Party finally win over minority voters?

16 March 2019 9:00 am

 Washington, DC Republican strategists have long complained about how, every election, the Democrats mobilise minority groups against them. Now they’re…

Bernie Sanders is back – and terrifying the Democratic establishment

2 March 2019 9:00 am

 Washington, DC Bernie Sanders likes private jets. That, at least, is the malicious word being put about by Hillary Clinton’s…

Trump is divisive. He splits his opposition perfectly

9 February 2019 9:00 am

 Washington, DC Donald Trump, the unity president — doesn’t sound right, does it? Trump is, we know, divisive. Under his…

The truth about Trump’s shutdown? It’s not as bad as people make out

19 January 2019 9:00 am

 Washington, DC Washington is supposed to be recession-proof: when times are bad, the government just hires more. But the city…

Meet the Ever Trumpers, the apostles who will never forsake the President

15 December 2018 9:00 am

 Washington, DC Donald Trump derangement syndrome works both ways. It makes the President’s enemies hate him so much they go…

The Democrats’ obsession with Beto O’Rourke is a sign they’re in trouble

24 November 2018 9:00 am

 Washington, DC   Ever since America elected Donald Trump, Democrats have fantasised about removing him from power. They’ve dreamed of…

The lesson of the midterms? Trump’s crudeness works

10 November 2018 9:00 am

 Washington, DC President Donald J. Trump thinks only in terms of winning and losing. On Tuesday, he won and he…

When Donald Trump goes low, the Democrats go lower

27 October 2018 9:00 am

 Washington, DC As if American politics were not scary enough, the prospect of President Hillary Rodham Clinton has once again…

What do ‘Stop Trump’ protestors think they’re going to achieve?

7 July 2018 9:00 am

Last summer, the crowds in the fields at Glastonbury Festival filmed themselves chanting ‘Oh Jeremy Corbyn’. It was the fashionable…

Bombs away: Trump and Macron’s bromance is getting serious

14 April 2018 9:00 am

Remember the never-ending handshake? It was 14 July 2017, Bastille Day, and Emmanuel Macron and Donald Trump opened their formal…