Donald Trump, president of peace

26 January 2020 6:03 am

This article is in The Spectator’s February 2020 US edition. Subscribe here. Groupthink is the last thing a country needs when debating…

Do alarmists know the difference between weather and climate?

25 January 2020 7:00 pm

Until recently, those expressing scepticism about climate-change catastrophe have been hauled over the coals (or the renewables equivalent) for not…

How to fight back against ‘cancel culture’

25 January 2020 6:30 pm

‘Cancel culture’ is a horrible term because outside of a dictatorship nobody can actually be ‘canceled’ or otherwise ‘disappeared’. All…

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Why aren’t leftists happy Joe Rogan endorsed Bernie?

25 January 2020 6:36 am

As a twenty-something man who spends excessive amounts of time on the internet I have of course watched countless hours…

There’s no need to panic about coronavirus

25 January 2020 3:02 am

In contrast to prophets of doom, who get invited to Davos, asked to address the UN and are able to…

The trans-sceptic academic who now needs bodyguards for protection

25 January 2020 1:48 am

‘You can’t change sex – biologically, that is impossible.’ That, by most people’s standards, is a simple observable truth. But…

Boris Johnson won’t dance to the tune of big business on Brexit

24 January 2020 9:02 pm

Now that the Withdrawal Agreement Bill has received royal assent and become law, the UK will leave the EU at…


A hostile media helps Donald Trump

24 January 2020 7:50 am

The news media of the late 1700s and early 1800s consisted almost entirely of partisan political operations. Ron Chernow, the biographer…


Bernie devours Warren

24 January 2020 5:47 am

Just four months ago, Elizabeth Warren seemed to poised to storm the Democratic nomination. In the first days of October,…

Why Huawei may be allowed in the UK 5G network

24 January 2020 1:44 am

Brandon Lewis, the security minister, is something of a genius at winsomely saying next to nothing. Even so I emerged…


Dershowitz: if Bolton testifies, so should Hunter Biden

23 January 2020 9:38 am

The first day of impeachment hearings, and everyone has questions. I’m as confused as anyone else. So I phoned Alan…

Was this journalist sacked for saying ‘sex is binary’?

22 January 2020 10:35 pm

I write a lot about transgenderism. I do so for several reasons. Among them: because politicians still aren’t doing their…

British universities are a modern-day racket

22 January 2020 10:08 pm

One of the great myths of Scottish higher education is that it’s free. Outside observers can be forgiven for making…

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Is ‘Mini Mike’ a growing threat to Trump?

22 January 2020 8:51 pm

Should Bernie Sanders become the Democratic presidential nominee, expect the media to overuse these sprightly English expressions: ‘between a rock…


Hillary Clinton tells the truth

22 January 2020 12:58 pm

After all the fakery of the 2016 election, the hot sauce in her bag, the ‘chillin’ in Cedar Rapids’, Hillary…

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Bernie Sanders doesn’t want to win

22 January 2020 9:43 am

Why is Bernie Sanders running for president? The 70-some-year-old pop culture curmudgeon has gone through all the motions of showing…


Donald at Davos: Trump teaches a lesson to the crybabies back home

22 January 2020 4:51 am

It’s actually sort of cute, at least from a distance. There the Democrats are, playing on their hobbyhorses with all…

Shinzo Abe’s luck is finally running out

22 January 2020 4:17 am

The Japanese are fond of poeticising the fleeting beauty of the cherry blossom season, which no sooner reaches its full…

Climate change isn’t responsible for Australia’s hailstorms

22 January 2020 4:00 am

It was pretty inevitable that once rain finally started to fall in South Eastern Australia, extinguishing some of the bushfires…


The sad death of the Femocrats

22 January 2020 3:29 am

Their blazers are bright, but their futures are not. Elite women Democrats have faced a brutal reckoning over the past…

What would Orwell have made of Trump?

21 January 2020 11:12 pm

As far as we know, George Orwell never visited America. This is a great pity. What a joy it would…


The Senate impeachment trial is all about November

21 January 2020 9:25 am

The single most important thing to understand about the Senate impeachment trial is that it is all for show, meant…


In Apprentice-Style Special, New York Times Endorses Trump for President

21 January 2020 8:15 am

In the New York Times’s latest self-centered Hulu special, the op-ed board invited Democratic primary candidate after candidate into their lavish…

Keir Starmer makes it onto the Labour leadership ballot: who else will join him?

21 January 2020 5:15 am

Keir Starmer has made it through to the final round of the Labour leadership contest, having secured the backing of…

Nobody cares who The New York Times endorses

21 January 2020 2:35 am

There’s conceit, there’s pomposity, and then there’s the New York Times editorial board. Yesterday, the Grey Lady wiggled her well-connected bottom,…