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Joe Biden’s fractious relationship with the truth

21 September 2019 11:01 pm

This article is in The Spectator’s inaugural US edition. Subscribe here to get yours. ‘He ran twice for president and lost when he…

It’s no surprise that Brexit looks doomed

21 September 2019 5:00 pm

I have a friend who insists that he takes little interest in politics. Even so, the other evening he came…

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The eve of the Bernie-Warren online battle

21 September 2019 2:59 am

The great ‘Bernie vs. Warren’ online wars have yet to fully commence, and the current state of affairs resembles something…

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Kiev won’t chicken out over Trump’s desired Biden probe

21 September 2019 2:07 am

For several years Donald Trump has depicted himself as a kind of Roger Thornhill, the advertising executive in Alfred Hitchcock’s…

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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.…

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Farewell to Bill de Blasio, 2020’s least consequential candidate

21 September 2019 12:15 am

Friday news drops are often saved for surprising or important stories. What NYC mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Morning…

School climate strikers should answer these two questions

20 September 2019 8:58 pm

“The Earth is dying”, “the world is on fire”, we’re undergoing an “environmental extinction”: just three of the sentiments which…

Will the Supreme Court end the prorogation of Parliament?

20 September 2019 7:50 am

At the close of Supreme Court proceedings on Thursday, there was quite a lot of to and fro about what…

Justin Trudeau isn’t a racist, he’s a spoiled rich kid

20 September 2019 5:58 am

I don’t like to say I told you so — I bloody love it. Lo, a whole 19 months ago,…

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Robert C. O’Brien, Trump’s good soldier

19 September 2019 12:53 am

With the appointment of Robert C. O’Brien to serve as national security adviser, Donald Trump will once more disappoint his…

What Corbyn’s Brexit policy means for a general election

18 September 2019 7:07 pm

Jeremy Corbyn has dashed the hopes of certain members of his shadow cabinet this morning with a Guardian op-ed in…

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Tulsi Gabbard, conservative crush

18 September 2019 3:59 am

Conservative sadbois like two things: hot moms and Middle Eastern despots. Enter Tulsi Gabbard, the comely representative for Hawaii’s second…

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Inside the eco-socialist paradise of the Green party primary

18 September 2019 2:52 am

The Green party’s 2016 presidential ticket, headed by Jill Stein, captured just about 1 percent of the national popular vote,…

Revealed: The Brexit deal Boris Johnson wants

18 September 2019 2:45 am

The shape of the Brexit fix that Boris Johnson wants from the EU’s 27 leaders is now clear. Here it is: In…

Why the Supreme Court’s Brexit case is so crucial

17 September 2019 11:38 pm

The opening session of the epic Supreme Court hearing into whether Boris Johnson misled the Queen and broke the law…

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Biden and Corn Pop, Kavanaugh and Porn Cop

17 September 2019 4:02 am

The symptoms of age-related cognitive decline include being unable to remember whether you’re in Vermont or New Hampshire, and what…

Boris Johnson’s frosty reception in Luxembourg

17 September 2019 2:00 am

Is Boris Johnson approaching a Brexit breakthrough? That’s the question being asked among Conservative MPs after there appeared to be…

The BBC’s latest attack on Netflix is galling

16 September 2019 11:32 pm

Lord Hall of Birkenhead is feeling pretty bullish about the quality of the organisation he leads. “We’re not Netflix, we’re…

Lib Dems are the real Brexit extremists

16 September 2019 10:04 pm

The Lib Dems are now the most extremist party in the UK. They might not look like extremists, being made…

Is Jeremy Corbyn preparing to purge moderate Labour MPs?

16 September 2019 9:03 pm

Ahead of the looming general election, moderate Labour MPs are understandably upset by an instruction they say the party has given to…

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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…

We are facing the biggest test of British democracy since 1939

15 September 2019 11:47 pm

It is almost 11 years to the minute since we reached the eye of the banking-crisis storm. And even though…

Britain’s political system is broken. America’s isn’t

15 September 2019 5:15 pm

American liberals perceive it as a jarring inconsistency: my opposition to Trump and support for Brexit. Especially outside the UK,…

Why the UK hasn’t presented any specific, backstop proposal to the EU

14 September 2019 7:37 pm

The EU side regularly points out that the UK government hasn’t presented any detailed proposals on what it wants to…

Corbyn is the only unthinkable outcome in this political crisis

14 September 2019 3:48 pm

For something that has yet to and may never happen, Brexit has reordered the fundamentals of British politics in just…