Stephen Daisley

Forget Greenland, Donald Trump should buy Scotland

24 August 2019 2:24 am

Donald Trump’s attempted purchase of Greenland may have fallen through but if he’s still in the market, there’s some prime…

Could Boris Johnson be the last Prime Minister of the UK?

6 August 2019 12:09 am

Now it gets messy. Lord Ashcroft’s poll putting support for Scottish independence at 52-48 (the cursed percentages) is the first…

Neither Boris Johnson nor Jeremy Hunt is up to the job of being PM

16 July 2019 7:20 am

The Final Showdown, as the Sun/Talkradio’s debate between Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt was billed, clarified some important points for…

Holyrood’s trans rights pause is a good thing

23 June 2019 8:39 am

A revolution stopped in its tracks is an uncanny sight. After impatiently pursuing reforms to the Gender Recognition Act (GRA),…

Brexit and the great liberal crack-up

24 May 2019 4:29 am

Brexit may yet kill the Conservative party but it is exacting a cruel psychological torture on liberalism. Liberals are supposed…

A viral hit: how the Christchurch killer weaponised internet culture

23 March 2019 9:00 am

‘Remember, lads: Subscribe to PewDiePie.’ With these words, the killer began broadcasting his slaughter of 50 worshippers at two mosques…

Bibi Netanyahu: Israel’s unloved, unlovable necessity

26 May 2018 9:00 am

Benjamin Netanyahu is one of the most unloved and unlovable figures in Israeli politics, a solid finish in a competitive…

The 67 words that ensured endless bloodshed

18 November 2017 9:00 am

If books about the Israeli-Arab conflict were building blocks, the Palestinians would have their own state already and then some.…

How to deal with Pauline Hanson’s political stunts

19 August 2017 6:55 pm

Before Trump or Farage, before Wilders or Marine Le Pen, there was Pauline. Pauline Hanson was the original rabble-rouser who…