Barack Obama

Barack Obama will make you cringe: Renegades: Born in the USA reviewed

13 March 2021 9:00 am

Barack Obama wants the world to know how much he loves singing. In his new podcast, which takes the form…

At last, America has a gaffe-prone president again

23 January 2021 9:00 am

The welcome return of the gaffe-prone president

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Are we back in the Obama White House?

2 January 2021 7:04 am

Like most Greek stories, the tale of Pandora’s box is fraught with ambiguity. Most of us, when we first encounter the story,…

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Biden’s speech impediment

10 December 2020 4:16 am

Does Joe Biden write his own speeches? Surely not. Yet his campaign says Biden was his own speechwriter for the address he made…

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Brace yourselves for President Harris

8 December 2020 2:36 am

Although the electors for the presidential election of 2020 do not cast their votes until December 14, and their votes…

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Barack Obama, the real narcissist president?

8 December 2020 2:25 am

For four years now, Democrats and the media have droned on about how much of a narcissist Donald Trump is.…

Here comes President Joebama

28 November 2020 9:00 am

‘So you’re seeing a team develop that I have great confidence in,’ said former president Barack Obama this week when…

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The next American empire

13 November 2020 8:19 am

Americans have never been sure of their standing in the world, and the world has never been sure of Americans’…

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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…