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Bless their hearts: every Democrat is a loser in South Carolina

26 February 2020 3:37 pm

Former South Bend mayor Pete Buttigieg said at least one accurate thing in South Carolina on Tuesday night: ‘Russia doesn’t…


A bare knuckles fight between Bernie, Bloomberg and Trump

26 February 2020 11:25 am

The Nevada caucuses confirm that Sen. Amy Klobuchar has clung to the ledge by her fingernails as long as she…

How coronavirus can save Hong Kong

26 February 2020 4:57 am

The coronavirus has enforced a hiatus in Hong Kong’s widespread political unrest with worries about transmission stalling protests. Dissatisfaction with…

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Pete Buttigieg is a slightly less gay version of Obama

26 February 2020 4:22 am

On Valentine’s Day, Mayor Pete and his hus-bear Chasten managed to once again charm absolutely no one, barring a few…

Could Bernie do to the Democrats what Corbyn did to Labour?

26 February 2020 2:38 am

Bernie Sanders is a phenomenon in much the same way as Donald Trump was a phenomenon in 2016. His supporters…

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Global warning: 2020 Dems are floundering on foreign policy

26 February 2020 1:53 am

This article is in The Spectator’s March 2020 US edition. Subscribe here. What would a Michael Bloomberg foreign policy look like? A…

Why ‘safe spaces’ are nowhere to be seen on Japan’s university campuses

25 February 2020 10:18 pm

A part-time lecturer and friend of mine was reported to his university last month for making ‘inappropriate comments’ in the…

It’s time for an honest debate about the cost of net zero

25 February 2020 4:55 am

When the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) launched its report on the feasibility of entirely decarbonising the UK economy, we…

Can Macron halt the rise of Islamic extremism?

25 February 2020 1:51 am

Emmanuel Macron has unveiled his plan to combat the rise of Islamic extremism in France. Stressing that his fight was…


Andy Khawaja: ‘The whistleblower’

25 February 2020 1:50 am

This article is in The Spectator’s March 2020 US edition. Subscribe here. It’s after 2 a.m. in Club 38, a nightspot in…

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Bernie Sanders is The Corbynizer

24 February 2020 6:00 am

This article is in The Spectator’s March 2020 US edition. Subscribe here. Historians of the future, if there are any, will note…

When will Joe Biden accept it’s all over?

23 February 2020 7:47 pm

In Iowa, Americans had to wait the entire night before a caucus winner was declared. Today in Nevada, the wait…

Britain is booming – despite Brexit

23 February 2020 6:30 pm

After the vote for Brexit, it was often said that our departure from the EU was most likely to harm…


What if Bernie actually wins the nomination?

23 February 2020 5:08 pm

Bernie Sanders has a long way to go yet before he locks up the Democratic nomination. He fell short of…

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Sand-storm! Bernie is coming for Trump

23 February 2020 3:54 pm

The Bern is getting scorching. Bernie Sanders didn’t just defeat his opponents in Nevada — he crushed them. The bedwetters in…

Trade talks between the UK and the EU are heading for a blow-up

22 February 2020 9:01 pm

‘The reality is the talks will blow up shortly’. As I say in the Sun this morning, this is the…

The post-Brexit bounce seems to have stuck, for now

22 February 2020 7:30 pm

The post-election economic bounce appears to be more than a fluke. Positive news came in waves this week, as data…

Boris’s main opposition is his party’s ageing demographics

22 February 2020 6:40 pm

If you want to see why Britain’s future will be so decrepit, look at the dramas on ITV. Unlike the…

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A night in God’s country with Donald J. Trump

22 February 2020 7:13 am

‘If we put our trust in Him, if we place this miracle of democracy from sea to shining sea. then…


The Democrats are fracking insane

22 February 2020 4:25 am

This article is in The Spectator’s March 2020 US edition. Subscribe here. What could be more emblematic of the American Dream than…

The Budget will show how the Tories plan to win the next election

21 February 2020 9:49 pm

It’s only a few weeks until Budget day and the papers are filled with reports of the various revenue-raising measures…

Nicola Sturgeon’s immigration hypocrisy

21 February 2020 7:17 am

Living in Scotland, it’s depressing to hear the way UK Government ministers talk about immigration. I have one proposal in…

The big Brexit challenge still facing the Tories

21 February 2020 2:55 am

Since the election, Brexit has fallen down the news agenda. But getting this country ready for the end of the…

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Bloomberg isn’t beaten

21 February 2020 1:25 am

The sub-tweeters and thumb-twitchers are writing Michael Bloomberg’s political obituary after his admittedly less than thrilling turn in Las Vegas,…


Hinden-Bloomberg: NYC mayor goes up in flames at Vegas debate

20 February 2020 4:15 pm

Former New York City mayor Mike Bloomberg got a taste of front-runner status on Wednesday night, getting absolutely walloped by…