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Get ready for the corona coup

8 May 2020 3:25 am

House Democrats, flummoxed by their failed attempt to remove President Trump earlier this year, are gearing up for another round…

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The 2020 question: which candidate will stand up to China?

6 May 2020 9:37 pm

Imagine you are in your late thirties living in Ohio working at a steel or other manufacturing plant in the…

Portrait of the week: Boris’s son is born, Commons sits apart and Belgians told to eat more potatoes

2 May 2020 9:00 am

Home Boris Johnson, the Prime Minister, returned to work at Downing Street after recovering from his Covid-19 sickness. Speaking outside…

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Are we now in a Fourth Turning Crisis?

28 April 2020 2:01 am

Back in 1997, William Strauss and Neil Howe released The Fourth Turning: An American Prophecy that articulated a roughly 80-year…


Disinfectant Donnie

26 April 2020 4:26 am

Do you know what the real ‘Trump Derangement Syndrome’ is? No, not the fauxtraged shrieks of liberals at everything the…

Portrait of the week: The Queen turns 94, Captain Tom raises £27m and Harry and Meghan block newspapers

25 April 2020 9:00 am

Home The number of people with the coronavirus disease Covid-19 who had died in hospitals by the beginning of the…

Why are people taking Trump's disinfectant comments seriously?

25 April 2020 1:44 am

Every time you think Donald Trump has lost his talent for making people’s heads explode, he somehow excels himself. His…

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The Russia probe was mishandled worse than anyone could have imagined

22 April 2020 10:04 am

It’s been over three years since the FBI first launched its investigation into an alleged conspiracy between the 2016 Trump…

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National Review: for Trump in 2020?

22 April 2020 6:05 am

Does President Trump have a new favorite magazine? At yesterday’s Coronavirus Task Force briefing, Trump took a bit of time…

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Will the coronavirus succeed where Russiagate and Ukrainegate failed?

20 April 2020 4:23 am

Back on March 12, I noted in this space that one of the most potent effects of our latest Chinese…

The joy of pumping iron at 83

18 April 2020 9:00 am

Gstaad So the days — and months — drift by. This once peaceful Alpine town is packed with rich refugees…

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Who will win the corona wars?

16 April 2020 1:52 pm

This article is in The Spectator’s May 2020 US edition. Subscribe here to get yours. The Covid-19 pandemic came along just as…

Saudi may have won an oil truce – but a greater conflict now looms

14 April 2020 11:23 pm

For the first time in months, the coronavirus panic was briefly demoted as the main news story on Sunday when…

The way Greece has conducted itself in this pandemic is an example to us all

11 April 2020 9:00 am

Aristophanes was a comic genius long before the Marx Brothers, but he also gave good advice to the Athenians: stop…

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New York Post and Washington Examiner fall for Tom Brady Twitter hoax

9 April 2020 10:09 am

Cockburn doesn’t pay all much attention to football, but he was surprised to read on Wednesday that former New England…

The three reasons Bernie Sanders couldn't beat Joe Biden

9 April 2020 3:57 am

He took nearly a month to assess the state of his campaign after a whopping 15-point defeat in the crucial…

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Why is Trump being nice to China again?

7 April 2020 9:13 am

China hawks watched with hope when Trump ascended to the presidency in 2016. He spoke on the campaign trail of…

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What happens if Trump gets the coronavirus?

7 April 2020 2:16 am

The White House has announced that everyone coming into range of President Trump will be tested for COVID-19. Trump, meanwhile,…

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Big Pharma and free market orgs unite against Trump’s ‘Buy American’ order

26 March 2020 1:50 pm

The Association for Accessible Medicines (AAM), a trade association for major pharmaceutical manufacturers such as 3M, is drafting a letter…


Are you feeling stimulated?

26 March 2020 2:06 am

Well, at least this isn’t socialism for the rich. The Trump administration’s gargantuan stimulus package — the third in response…

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How the media created its latest anti-Trump hit job

25 March 2020 6:13 am

I can’t believe I actually have to write these words, but President Trump is not to blame for a couple…


Trump isn’t the only one to blame for our slack response to COVID-19

24 March 2020 3:00 am

One of the mantras for interpreting the nature of Donald Trump has always been to take him ‘seriously, but not…


Coronavirus keeps the spotlight on Trump and away from Joe Biden

21 March 2020 6:17 am

Well, well, well. There was former White House press secretary Sean Spicer at today’s press conference in a new incarnation…

How coronavirus is changing America

17 March 2020 6:03 pm

The coronavirus is altering American life as we have never seen before. New York City’s restaurants and bars can now only…

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In praise of President Trump’s positive thinking

15 March 2020 10:08 pm

An opinion piece in the Washington Post by Helaine Olen suggests that President Trump believes that the coronavirus can be…