Barack Obama

russiagate

Will we ever know the truth about Russiagate?

20 October 2020 8:16 am

Writing in mid-October, anno domini 2020, it is sobering to speculate that when the results of a certain upcoming political…

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Their Majesties the Presidents

17 October 2020 8:51 am

For anyone who’s a little bit worried about the current state of the Union, Andrew Gimson’s book is a godsend.…

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The Michelle Obama Podcast is wholesome, intimate and suspiciously vague

21 August 2020 2:28 am

Back in March, I made a long-odds bet that Michelle Obama would be the Democratic party’s vice-presidential nominee. I knew…

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All pageantry, no progress: Wednesday night at the DNC

20 August 2020 2:37 pm

‘I’m in love — but not with anybody here. I’ll see you in a couple years,’ Billie Eilish crooned during…

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For the Democrats’ sake, I hope the DNC viewership is low

20 August 2020 1:41 pm

I almost gave tonight’s DNC performance a miss. How could they top the fey chap pretending to be a bat…

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Will Biden get away with his bad record on race?

18 August 2020 7:00 am

If there’s been one hallmark of the Trump campaign’s messaging against Joe Biden, it’s that the former VP is the…

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Milwaukee is a victory for Silicon Valley’s shadow state

18 August 2020 3:23 am

The real venue for the Democratic National Convention will not be Milwaukee, but the online platforms that will facilitate and…

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Kamala Obama?

16 August 2020 2:15 am

Kamala Harris is no radical. Indeed, no matter how vaguely inclusive the label ‘progressive’ may be, Harris’s long record as…

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Obama’s disappearing legacy

25 July 2020 1:56 am

This article is in The Spectator’s August 2020 US edition. Subscribe here to get yours. The presidency of Barack Obama was heralded…

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What will Biden do?

22 July 2020 1:48 am

The oddities of Joe Biden’s third presidential campaign are impossible to ignore. He is the oldest man ever nominated by…

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Biden offers no change and no hope

21 July 2020 12:10 am

For too long, Republicans and the media refused to take Joe Biden seriously as a presidential candidate. It’s hard to…

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J’Accuse Barack Obama!

27 June 2020 3:04 am

When President Obama was in his 75-day transition to the Presidency, he initiated correspondence with Supreme Leader Khamenei of Iran…

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Rod Rosenstein’s devastating admissions

9 June 2020 2:33 am

Rod Rosenstein’s testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee was quiet, calm, almost bemused. But the tale he told was devastating…

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Obama should apologize to Trump

24 May 2020 2:13 am

Anyone who has children understands the importance of teaching them to say ‘sorry’ when they’ve done wrong. Apologizing for causing…

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Obama’s political police

21 May 2020 11:56 pm

In the beginning there was a clandestine ‘surveillance’ and ‘unmasking’ program by operatives in the Obama executive branch, targeting figures…

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Joe Biden’s broken record

12 May 2020 7:40 am

‘Get your words straight, Jack!’ As Joe Biden campaigns for the Oval Office, the 77-year-old frequently recounts his five decades…

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What Biden’s recent endorsers said about Kavanaugh and #MeToo

28 April 2020 10:37 am

Tara Reade, a former Senate staffer for Joe Biden, claimed in an interview last month that the former vice president…

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Barack Obama’s endorsement of Joe Biden is comedy gold

15 April 2020 4:28 am

Anyone who doubts that Barack Obama has a sense of humor should take a look of his endorsement of Joe Biden…

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Joe Biden, restoration man

8 March 2020 9:33 am

The results of Super Tuesday show that while Joe Biden can’t be described as coherent, the Biden campaign has found…

Sordid confessions of a Centrist Dad

16 November 2019 9:00 am

I have a shameful secret. I’ve been watching these… videos online. Amazing what you can get in a couple of…

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Barack Obama helped create cancel culture. Now he condemns it

1 November 2019 3:06 am

Like many others, I was very struck by recent footage of Barack Obama criticizing cancel culture. Less than three years…

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Joe Biden is a Trump Republican

8 June 2019 3:24 am

If Joe Biden snatches the White House from Donald Trump in 2020, he will govern as a modern liberal. This…

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Why Joe won’t blow it

11 May 2019 4:54 am

A common fallacy circulating among the pundit class is that every presidential election cycle will be as ‘disruptive’ as 2016…

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Joe Biden is Obama without hope 

24 April 2019 7:04 pm

Joe Biden’s inevitable 2020 presidential candidacy is a strange, strange thing. Biden has longed to be president all his political…

obama’s legacy

Democrats, not Republicans, will dismantle Obama’s legacy

16 April 2019 3:45 am

Last week Barack Obama, grayer, wearier and older in every way, was in Berlin at one of his foundation’s conferences for ‘emerging…