Freddy Gray

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

‘The party of abortion’ is winning

8 November 2023 9:44 pm

Not so long ago, Republicans called Democrats the ‘party of abortion’ as an insult, or a pre-election attack line. Now,…

Not even America’s legal system can stop Trump

7 November 2023 7:04 pm

‘I beseech you to control him if you can,’ Justice Arthur Engoron. told Donald Trump’s lawyer in court yesterday. To which the…

The banality of Elon’s chat with Rishi

3 November 2023 9:38 pm

It was hard to enjoy Rishi Sunak’s sit down with Elon Musk on stage at Lancaster House last night. It…

Kamala Harris’s brain-dead AI plan

1 November 2023 11:43 pm

Try to think of leading names in the field of Artificial Intelligence. Kamala Harris is probably not the first that…

Joe Biden’s Middle East diplomacy is a wreck

19 October 2023 12:44 am

Joe Biden prides himself on his decades of foreign-policy experience, his ability to talk tough yet be kind, and his…

The Republican party is a mess

4 October 2023 10:50 pm

In comparison to the Republicans in the United States, the British Conservative party is a model of unity and discipline.…

Emergency on Planet Biden

30 September 2023 9:00 am

‘If aliens attacked Earth, do you think we would be safer under Joe Biden or Donald Trump?’ That’s a question…

Americans care less and less about Trump’s legal troubles

27 September 2023 7:58 pm

Another day in America, another judgment against the Trump family. In the latest, New York state Supreme Court Justice Arthur Engoron…

It won’t be long before Russell Brand releases his first show on X

19 September 2023 9:14 pm

It’s only a matter of time before Russell Brand, backed as he is by Elon Musk, releases his first show…

Does Joe Biden need a conservatorship?

13 September 2023 7:14 pm

America’s wacky Libertarian party, which sadly never gets anywhere in presidential elections, has just filed a petition to put Democratic President…

Is Joe Biden really running again?

8 September 2023 12:50 am

Will President Joe Biden be on the ballot in the presidential election of 2024? It’s a question that Biden seemed…

Trumpvision: He’s making America watch again

26 August 2023 9:00 am

Trump no longer needs the TV networks

Will America eventually tire of Trump’s legal troubles?

15 August 2023 9:20 pm

In our age of mass attention deficit, the manifold legals trials against Donald Trump represent a big challenge. Maybe that’s…

What’s gone wrong for Ron DeSantis?

22 July 2023 9:00 am

Where did it all go wrong for Ron?

What explains Ron DeSantis’s woeful run for president?

21 July 2023 12:15 pm

It’s widely acknowledged that, as governor of Florida, Ron DeSantis has been a success. As a presidential candidate, however, he…

Is Hunter Biden a bigger crook than Donald Trump?

22 June 2023 6:30 pm

Shall we play a game of pick the real criminal? Come on, it will be fun. On the one hand,…

Harry’s crusade: the Prince vs the press

10 June 2023 9:00 am

The Prince’s crusade against the press

America is trapped in Trump legal groundhog day

9 June 2023 6:33 pm

Insanity, they say, is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results. If that’s true, then what…

Does Biden actually care about gay rights?

31 May 2023 3:40 am

Joseph Robinette Biden, a practising Catholic, has travelled a long way when it comes to gay rights. In 1996, as Senator…

Can Trump’s opponents prove him wrong on Ukraine?

27 May 2023 9:00 am

His opponents need to prove him wrong on Ukraine

DeSantis’s presidential ambitions are crashing to earth

25 May 2023 8:39 pm

People imagine that the real world is similar to the dark side of the TV show Succession. For some reason…

It’s a long way to the presidency for Ron DeSantis

24 May 2023 10:51 pm

Joe Biden became America’s president in 2021 because the alternative was four more years of Donald Trump. If Ronald Dion…

Does anyone think the sex abuse verdict will stop Donald Trump?

10 May 2023 7:49 pm

Can a man who has been found ‘civilly liable’ for sexual abuse in court be elected president of the United…

Vote Joe Biden, get Kamala Harris?

9 May 2023 3:27 am

Since Joe Biden confirmed that he will run for re-election, the odds of Kamala Harris becoming the first female president of…