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It’s now or never for Boris Johnson if he wants a Brexit breakthrough

1 October 2019 12:42 am

There is only one speech that matters this week, here in Manchester at Tory party conference. It will be Boris Johnson’s on…

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…

It’s unfair for Britain to take Tooba Gondal and other Isis brides back

30 September 2019 9:05 pm

I am sure that Tooba Gondal, the latest Isis bride to beg for a return to Britain, would, as she…

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Don’t write off Joey Salads

30 September 2019 5:41 am

Freshman Democrat Rep. Max Rose must steel himself for a tough re-election scrum in his Republican-leaning district. An unconventional, Trumpian…

Watch: Jacob Rees-Mogg’s revealing summary of the state of British politics

30 September 2019 1:28 am

Jacob Rees-Mogg has just given a pretty accurate summary of the state of British politics. The leader of the House…

Sunday shows round-up: Boris insists no-deal Brexit still possible

29 September 2019 10:31 pm

Boris Johnson – Death threats against MPs are not ‘humbug’ With the Conservatives gathering in Manchester for their party conference,…

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Hillary Clinton 2020?

29 September 2019 12:39 am

She’s back. Hillary Clinton, who lost the 2016 election to Donald Trump, lashes into him in a CBS News interview…

We will find out in a few days whether Brexit will happen

28 September 2019 10:41 pm

There is probably now just a week or so from the end of the Tory conference for Boris Johnson to…

Why Boris Johnson resembles Samwise Gamgee

28 September 2019 4:30 pm

So what should Boris Johnson do now? Obviously the law officers are twitchy. They defer to judges and their later…

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Brace yourselves for the impeachment frenzy

28 September 2019 7:09 am

We’re told over and over by fairweather Constitutional scholars that impeachment is a ‘political process.’ Which is to say: it’s not…

Labour is following in the doomed footsteps of the French left

27 September 2019 7:57 pm

The left no longer exists as a coherent political force in France. Embarrassed in the 2017 presidential election, the Socialist…

Revealed: The SNP’s plan to back Corbyn as temporary PM

27 September 2019 5:47 pm

The Scottish National Party has come round to the idea that Jeremy Corbyn may shortly have to become temporary caretaker…

Jacques Chirac leaves behind a limited legacy

26 September 2019 11:39 pm

The death today of the Fifth Republic’s fifth president, at the age of 86, is also the passing of its…

Has the Supreme Court handed Boris Johnson a Brexit escape route?

26 September 2019 11:26 pm

The Supreme Court’s judgement is the latest constitutional perversion after the Benn act. But ironically it may assist the Government…

Brexit voters do feel betrayed. So why can’t Boris say so?

26 September 2019 9:39 pm

Rarely has there been such a flagrant display of hypocrisy and cant as there was in the House of Commons…

Has Boris Johnson ruined his chances of passing a Brexit deal?

26 September 2019 8:56 pm

Boris Johnson’s behaviour in the Commons last night was clearly part of his strategy to set up a ‘people vs…

Two flaws in the Supreme Court’s verdict

26 September 2019 6:16 pm

Now that more experts have had time to study the ruling, the legal validity of the Supreme Court decision on…

Trump is banking on Democrats overreaching on ‘Ukraine-Gate’

26 September 2019 5:38 pm

If President Donald Trump hoped the release of a memo detailing his July 25 telephone conversation with Ukrainian President Volodymyr…

Why Boris Johnson should request a Brexit delay from the EU

26 September 2019 4:07 am

Boris Johnson wants a general election now. Jeremy Corbyn and Nicola Sturgeon both say they want an election but not…

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An open letter to the Democratic party

26 September 2019 4:01 am

This article is in The Spectator’s inaugural US edition. Subscribe here to get yours. Dear Democrats, I’m mad at you. I was raised…

Is this the beginning of the end for Jeremy Corbyn?

25 September 2019 10:11 pm

Did Labour’s conference help or hinder Jeremy Corbyn’s chances of becoming prime minister? For some, Corbyn ended up stronger than…

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Impeachment is a bad bet for everyone

25 September 2019 10:02 am

Is Donald Trump going to be impeached? Nancy Pelosi is not giving herself much room to maneuver: once a Democratic-led…

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Impeachment shows the Democrats are addicted to chaos

25 September 2019 9:49 am

Democrats have long criticized Donald Trump’s addiction to Twitter, his limited rolling-news attention span and the narcissism of his reality…

Corbyn takes aim at Labour’s favourite bogeymen in conference speech

25 September 2019 3:09 am

Jeremy Corbyn has just delivered one of his better party conference speeches. It wasn’t just because it was much shorter…

Brexiteers should cheer the Supreme Court

25 September 2019 12:56 am

Ignore, with great respect, the people telling you today that the justices of the Supreme Court have waded into politics,…