Freddy Gray

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

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…

Is Donald Trump America’s Marine Le Pen?

29 April 2023 9:00 am

‘Democracy,’ said H.L. Mencken, ‘is a pathetic belief in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance.’ As we approach 2024, America…

Why did Rupert Murdoch fire his most successful host?

25 April 2023 4:25 am

Ever since it began in 2016, Tucker Carlson Tonight has been easily the most interesting news show on American television.…

Can Joe Biden win again?

24 April 2023 10:08 pm

In America last week, a 92-year-old media titan agreed to pay out a $787 million (£632 million) settlement with Dominion…

The Murdoch empire’s darkest secret

19 April 2023 4:38 am

One way or another, we’re almost all ‘content creators’ these days, humble social-media serfs toiling away in the Silicon Valley…

Get ready for the Passion of The Donald

4 April 2023 9:39 pm

It won’t have escaped Donald Trump’s notice that his arrest has come during Holy Week, when our Lord and Saviour…

Biden, Trump and iniquity in America

1 April 2023 1:37 am

Shall we talk about double standards? People scoff at ‘whataboutery’, yet sometimes an iniquity towards one side becomes so absurd…

The overlapping lives of Boris Johnson and Donald Trump

22 March 2023 10:42 pm

Often spoken of in the same breath, Boris Johnson and Donald Trump are not in fact all that similar. Both…

The Stormy Daniels case won’t stop Donald Trump

21 March 2023 9:16 pm

The 45th president of the United States of America — and the leading Republican contender to win back the White…

Why is bitcoin surging following SVB’s collapse?

21 March 2023 3:32 am

For more than a decade, bitcoin bores have been banging on about cryptocurrency as the future of money. The emergence…

Don vs Ron: the fight for the American right

11 March 2023 9:00 am

The fight for the Republican party nomination

The great villain of Covid is China. Not Matt Hancock

2 March 2023 12:30 am

The Telegraph has a hell of a scoop with its lockdown files, aka Matt Hancock’s WhatsApps. It’s a major public…

Ten handy phrases for bluffing your way through the ‘Windsor Framework’

28 February 2023 9:48 pm

For amateur talking heads, the words ‘protocol’ and ‘framework’ have always been troubling. Such terms suggest muddling technical detail, constitutional…

Fox News’s ‘silent ban’ on Donald Trump

23 February 2023 5:34 am

It’s by now well-established that Fox News, the American media behemoth, is no longer on the Trump Train. Trumpworld’s union…

Joe Biden’s long history in Ukraine

21 February 2023 2:08 am

It was only a matter of time before Joe Biden made a ‘surprise’ visit to Kiev. In the year since…

Joe Biden does America First

11 February 2023 9:00 am

‘There have been so many accomplishments under this administration, it can be difficult to list them in a distilled way.’…

Joe Biden’s docudrama

28 January 2023 9:00 am

If Britain’s great flaw is the class system, America’s might be its obsession with classifying official information. There’s a reason…

Sorry, folks, Donald Trump isn’t going away

20 January 2023 9:26 pm

Almost all of us can recite the reasons why Donald Trump’s political career should be over. We hear them again…

Who do Harry and Meghan think they are?

17 January 2023 10:19 pm

It is quite funny that Jeremy Clarkson, having written that silly joke about the Duchess of Sussex being paraded naked…

Is this the beginning of the end for Joe Biden?

13 January 2023 10:09 pm

Has Joe Biden suddenly outlived his usefulness? That is what many conspiracy-theory-inclined Americans are saying as the fuss mounts around…

Did Biden also illegally hoard top-secret documents?

11 January 2023 10:51 pm

Remember the tale of Donald Trump and the ‘illegal hoarding’ of the top-secret documents? It was only last summer. On…