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impeachment

Impeachment really is a pathetic clown show 

6 December 2019 4:14 am

First it was COLLUSION! Can you believe it? Trump was colluding with the Russians to steal the election from its…

anonymous

The farce of the ‘Anonymous’ Trump official

28 November 2019 1:24 am

Remember ‘Anonymous’? He — or, of course, she (or ‘zhe’ or ‘they’, etc.) — was the person who, back in…

ukraine

The Ukraine blame game

23 November 2019 5:34 am

This article is in The Spectator’s December 2019 US edition. Subscribe here. The unfolding deep-state effort to remove Donald Trump from office…

vindman

Adam Schiff, ‘Lt. Col.’ Vindman and the impeachment ratings flop

21 November 2019 2:06 am

‘No.’ ‘No.’ ‘No.’ ‘No.’ That pretty much sums up yesterday’s testimony. ‘Did you receive any indication whatsoever, or anything that…

2020

Think Republicans will lose the House, Senate and presidency in 2020? Dream on

31 October 2019 8:00 am

Politics, said Bismarck, is the art of the possible. Among other things, that apothegm pays homage to the pressure of…

warren

Big Squaw E. Warren speaks with forked tongue

29 October 2019 1:41 am

This article is in The Spectator’s November 2019 US edition. Subscribe here. Absent the appearance of a last-minute deus (or dea) ex…

impeachment

The Democrats’ impeachment inquiry is a doomed and desperate time-buying ploy

25 October 2019 3:25 am

Oh no! The walls are closing in again on Trump! We’ve reached a ‘tipping point.’ This time, finally, at last, we…

robert mueller inquiry

The Mueller inquiry was an attempted coup

21 September 2019 1:11 am

More official reports, reprimands and (probably) indictments are to come in the Great Get Trump imbroglio of 2016 to 2019.…

brett kavanaugh

A fresh assassination of Brett Kavanaugh’s character

16 September 2019 5:11 am

I guess that The New York Times didn’t get the memo. Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed as Associate Justice of the Supreme…

David Koch’s ‘dark money’ was misunderstood

25 August 2019 12:37 am

Here’s a shocker: people are more complicated than the caricatures disseminated by their enemies suggest.  Witness the stupefyingly rich David…

mooch

The Mooch, Bill Kristol and the NeverTrump quest for relevance

19 August 2019 8:57 am

If The Onion didn’t exist, it would be necessary to invent it. The self-described ‘omnipotent’ purveyor of current-events satire may…

testimony robert mueller

The painful, pointless testimony of Robert S. Mueller III

25 July 2019 6:14 am

If only his legs could reach that far, Rep. Jerry Nadler would be kicking himself now. Whose idea was it…

white supremacy

The white supremacy phantom

17 July 2019 6:53 pm

Well la-dee-dah. The House votes to condemn ‘President Trump for his “racist comments” about four Democratic congresswomen of color.’ First,…

miami

A pathetic exhibition of virtue-signaling in Miami

27 June 2019 2:09 pm

A genuine liberal education is as much an education of the emotions as it is an education of the intellect.…

When it comes to Trump, don’t count on the polls

22 June 2019 9:00 am

 New York The great ceremonial game of poll dancing is gearing up for its quadrennial orgy. Headlines across the fruited…

donald trump orlando poll dancer

Why the polls will be wrong about Trump – again

21 June 2019 6:50 pm

The great ceremonial game of poll dancing is gearing up for its quadrennial orgy. Headlines across the fruited plain bark…

biden 2020

Why Joe Biden can’t win

29 May 2019 11:56 pm

Like the poor according to Jesus of Nazareth, Joe Biden we will always have with us, or so it seems.…

hope hicks

The hounding of Hope Hicks and the desperation of the Democrats

24 May 2019 2:05 am

Oscar Wilde once observed that only very superficial people don’t judge things by their appearances. Like many of Wilde’s quips,…

trump 2020

It doesn’t matter who Trump runs with: he’ll still win in 2020

29 April 2019 1:24 pm

At this point, we can relegate the admonitions and advisories to the small print reserved for the disclaimers about possible…

donald trump fundraiser

Donald Trump, fundraiser extraordinaire

17 April 2019 1:31 am

While we all ponder the mysteries of the Notre-Dame fire, let me say a word or two about a golden…

tucker carlson

Why the Left can’t understand Tucker Carlson

7 April 2019 2:12 am

There are some furrowed brows (as well as some furtive giggles) over Tucker Carlson’s recent hypothetical musings about what the…

donald trump mueller

Why Donald Trump will win in 2020

31 March 2019 9:37 am

Harold Wilson was right that ‘a week is a long time in politics.’ But, hey, watching the president in Grand…

robert mueller

The vast attempt to undo the 2016 election has failed

24 March 2019 12:54 am

Well, I am going to miss the full-bore SWAT-team raids at dawn against aging political factota like Roger Stone and…

jeb! bush

The Chinese must be furious. Imagine blowing $1.3m on Jeb!

14 March 2019 1:56 am

Jeb! We hardly knew ye. The 2016 election seems soooo long ago. There was a time, for about 15 minutes,…

The riddle of Melania

Melania Trump elegantly rises above the media muck

20 October 2018 9:00 am

I am not sure that Melania Trump had the introduction of Henry IV Part 2 in mind when she sat…