Freddy Gray

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

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…

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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…

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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

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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…

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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…

Veeps shall inherit the earth

10 October 2020 9:00 am

In Pence and Harris, we are looking at the future of the Republican Party

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Why Harris vs Pence could be 2020’s most significant debate

8 October 2020 8:22 pm

‘Who am I? Why am I here?’ That was how Vice Admiral James Stockdale began the 1992 televised vice-presidential debate.…

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The media meltdown over Trump’s ‘Covita’ moment

6 October 2020 11:34 pm

What is Donald Trump’s greatest gift? Some say his finely honed instincts; others, his tabloid genius for publicity. But we…

Why are journalists making Trump's illness all about themselves?

4 October 2020 10:04 pm

What’s the most important part of this developing Trump-has-Covid story? Is it ‘how sick is the President?’ Or is it…

When a president gets sick

2 October 2020 6:47 pm

President William Henry Harrison died, famously, after giving the longest inauguration speech in history. On a bitterly cold winter day…

The Trump vs Biden debates are bound to be boring

29 September 2020 10:27 pm

Ladies and gentlemen — tonight we are going to witness the most hotly anticipated TV debate in history. In the…

What have we actually learnt from Trump's tax revelations?

28 September 2020 7:25 pm

Is anyone really surprised that Donald Trump’s tax affairs are opaque? Or that he is not as rich as he…

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…