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Corbyn makes the most of Boris Johnson’s misfortune

24 September 2019 8:30 pm

The Supreme Court ruling has provided Jeremy Corbyn with his most positive outing at Labour conference. On hearing the news…

Boris Johnson would be foolish to underestimate Labour

24 September 2019 2:13 am

In the next election, as in the last one, McDonnellism will prove a serious challenge to the Tories. John McDonnell,…

Tories should be terrified of John McDonnell

24 September 2019 12:08 am

Once again, question marks surround Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership. This is not new. While I was at 10 Downing Street, with the small…

The truth about David Cameron’s progressive legacy

23 September 2019 8:55 pm

One of the downsides of all this snarking at David Cameron over Brexit is that the rest of his legacy…

Bailing out Thomas Cook would have been a mistake

23 September 2019 8:51 pm

The biggest victim of the failure of Thomas Cook is the worldly reputation of its eponymous creator – a sober…

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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…

If Richard Dawkins loves facts so much, why can’t he get them right?

22 September 2019 7:23 pm

Professor Richard Dawkins has written a book called Outgrowing God: A Beginner’s Guide. Its aim is to save children and…

How to stop a drone attack

22 September 2019 6:05 pm

Drones have come of age in the war on terror. When the United States and Britain invaded Afghanistan in 2001,…

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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…