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When it comes to Trump, don’t count on the polls

22 June 2019 9:00 am

 New York The great ceremonial game of poll dancing is gearing up for its quadrennial orgy. Headlines across the fruited…

Are you suffering from Boris Derangement Syndrome?

22 June 2019 9:00 am

I switched on the radio last week and caught the tail end of a discussion about the Conservative leadership election.…

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Why the polls will be wrong about Trump – again

21 June 2019 6:50 pm

The great ceremonial game of poll dancing is gearing up for its quadrennial orgy. Headlines across the fruited plain bark…

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Trumpworld Orlando, where dreams come true

20 June 2019 3:36 am

Why did Donald Trump choose Orlando, near Disney World, for his campaign kickoff Tuesday night? Because he appears to be…

Simon Schama: I’m on tour – singing. Yes, seriously

15 June 2019 9:00 am

It was when the kindly folk at the Theatre Royal Haymarket said ‘You’ll be in Paul Whitehouse’s dressing-room’ that it…

Why won’t the Democrats impeach Trump?

15 June 2019 9:00 am

 New York For leftist anti-Trumpers like me, the Mueller report was initially a godsend, though not for the more obvious…

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Biden vs Trump could be nastier than Clinton vs Trump

13 June 2019 8:33 pm

America’s last presidential election campaign won’t be easily forgotten. From leaked Access Hollywood tapes and spurious insults between the two contenders to…

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Why won’t the Democrats impeach Trump?

13 June 2019 1:42 pm

For leftist anti-Trumpers like me, the Mueller report was initially a godsend, though not for the more obvious reasons. I…

Playing chicken: Trade deals with the US will make Britain stronger

8 June 2019 9:00 am

Why is it that free trade, which almost everyone agrees is good when conducted with other European countries, suddenly becomes…

Portrait of the week: Trump visits, Change UK crumbles and a row over Tiananmen Square

8 June 2019 9:00 am

Home President Donald Trump of the United States made a state visit to the United Kingdom, avoiding protesters by arriving…

How to save the Tory party

8 June 2019 9:00 am

How do you feel about the standard of political debate in this country? I ask this question at the very…

No exaggeration: Hyperbole makes words worthless

8 June 2019 9:00 am

Saturday night, a guest commentator on Sky News sputtered that Donald Trump has ‘normalised white supremacy’. Once the American President…

Children of the revolution: Protest has become so puerile

8 June 2019 9:00 am

As the left sinks into psychosis, what remains? The answer is sugar, profanity, snacks and toys. Protest now resembles Clown…

‘I have spent my life with people underestimating me’: Jeremy Hunt interviewed

8 June 2019 9:00 am

When a head of state flies in for a state visit, it’s traditional for the Foreign Secretary to lead the…

In an era of illusion and fantasy, let the wine do the talking

8 June 2019 9:00 am

We had all said everything there was to say about Brexit a hundred times over. So the conversation took different…

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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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Trump’s Mexican tariffs could wipe out his 2017 tax cut

5 June 2019 2:00 am

Donald Trump likes to brag about his deal-making prowess. During his visit to the United Kingdom, he’s touting the prospects…

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Donald Trump should not stoop to Sadiq Khan’s level 

3 June 2019 7:12 pm

In July last year, when Trump last visited Britain, I wrote a post saying ‘Admit it, Donald Trump is right…

The Trump card: We should welcome Donald Trump’s visit – and treat him as a friend

1 June 2019 9:00 am

The day after Britain voted to leave the European Union, Donald Trump arrived by helicopter at Turnberry, his golf course…

Why Ceausescu’s 1978 state visit was far more humiliating than Trump’s ever could be

1 June 2019 9:00 am

The Queen has seldom had more holes in a state banquet seating plan. The leader of the opposition, the shadow…

A presidential pardon for my ‘miraculously shrinking crime’

25 May 2019 9:00 am

I owe my return to these pages to the pardon I have received from the President of the United States.…

Iran alone: Tehran’s perspective on escalating hostilities

25 May 2019 9:00 am

On 20 May, Iran’s foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, predicted that Donald Trump would fail to subdue Iran just as…

My feud with Conrad Black

25 May 2019 9:00 am

Goody goody gumdrops! The Donald has pardoned Lord Black and I couldn’t be happier. Conrad got a bum deal and…

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Trump told me I got a ‘bad rap’

23 May 2019 9:14 pm

I owe my return to these pages to the pardon I have received from the President of the United States.…

Trump’s Iran strategy: Keep your enemies close and your hawks closer

18 May 2019 9:00 am

 Washington, DC Donald Trump has an itchy trigger finger, and his name is John Bolton. The President’s national security adviser…