Will Lloyd

If only Kanye’s run were serious

11 July 2020 5:05 am

It was June 2015. Bill Maher was holding court with assorted journalists to discuss the 2016 race. The Republican field…

revolution

You say you want a revolution?

24 June 2020 11:29 pm

In the early hours of May 30, after a night of violent protests in New York, two lawyers were arrested by the…

defund police

Would Joe Biden defund the police?

8 June 2020 7:15 am

Thanks to the nature of digital media, the last 10 days can be seen in entirely different ways. On one…

hydroxychloroquine

Trump’s hydroxychloroquine kick is a billionaire quirk

21 May 2020 7:47 am

Though it is yet to enjoy the endorsement of the UN, or the approval of the Supreme Court, the greatest…

steve bannon

Is it time to bring back Steve Bannon?

19 May 2020 8:19 am

Until recently, it seemed unlikely that Donald Trump would need to call on the services of his former strategist Steve…

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Is Bernie Sanders the Barry Goldwater of the left?

21 April 2020 6:09 am

Forgive the analogy that follows. Is Bernie Sanders the Barry Goldwater of the left? Has Sanders, to echo the words…

joe biden

Joe Biden, restoration man

8 March 2020 9:33 am

The results of Super Tuesday show that while Joe Biden can’t be described as coherent, the Biden campaign has found…

Joe Biden

Joe Biden should do town halls forever

17 February 2020 10:54 am

While a successful politician in many ways, Joe Biden’s attempts to become president are marked by quite a severe flaw…

A night with Bernie Sanders’s brother

6 February 2020 9:34 pm

Larry Sanders, Bernie’s literal bro, moved to England in the late 1960s and settled in picture postcard Oxford. I was…

primary

Seven candidates who could save the Democrats in 2020

29 October 2019 1:51 am

Has there ever been a more cack-handed, sloppy bunch of goons than these Democratic candidates? Ancient Joe Biden looks like…

chelsea clinton

Does anyone have a job for Chelsea Clinton?

17 October 2019 8:41 am

For a long time now, those of us who have the misfortune to have working eyes and ears have become…

The age of LOLitics

30 September 2019 10:54 pm

This article is in The Spectator’s inaugural US edition. Subscribe here to get yours. One thing is now as obvious as a brick…

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Joe Biden versus the internet

23 September 2019 2:04 pm

The paradox of Joe Biden is well known. How does the experienced, effective, formidable politician turn into such a fiasco-stalked…

dsa

Rise of the comrade babies

7 August 2019 2:15 am

If you elected to build a library dedicated to the subject of Human Folly, the place would end up as…

jon stewart congressional testimony

When did Congressional testimony become performance art?

13 June 2019 1:49 am

Watching parts of the Watergate hearings again recently, I was struck by just how dry they are as a spectacle.…

obama’s legacy

Democrats, not Republicans, will dismantle Obama’s legacy

16 April 2019 3:45 am

Last week Barack Obama, grayer, wearier and older in every way, was in Berlin at one of his foundation’s conferences for ‘emerging…