Donald Trump

The intense heat is gone and so are the grandsons

27 August 2022 9:00 am

Finally rain. None for months, then a violent tropical storm lasting two days. It marked the end of high summer…

Who cares about Trump's toilet?

8 August 2022 9:56 pm

It’s the scoop they were all after. Finally, at last, the much-lambasted Washington press pack has obtained the media equivalent…

Has Cuba’s revolution finally fizzled out?

6 August 2022 9:00 am

In 1968, the US anthropologist Oscar Lewis arrived in Cuba with a tape recorder and a mission to capture the…

January 6 has turned Trump fans into NeverTrumpers

26 July 2022 4:00 pm

The 6 January hearings are a bit of a kangaroo court, since no one is trying to poke holes in…

Trump’s return: is the Bad Orange Man on his way back to the White House?

23 July 2022 9:00 am

Is he about to stage his comeback?

Boris was never Trump

7 July 2022 10:20 pm

The urge to compare Boris Johnson to Donald Trump was always irresistible. It has been fun, too. Both men are colourful…

Will Hispanic conservatives transform US politics?

2 July 2022 9:00 am

If you had to take a guess on which American political party would produce the first Mexican-born Congresswoman, which one…

Is Gone with the Wind to blame for Trumpism?

2 July 2022 9:00 am

Selfish, acquisitive, ignorant and vain, Gone with the Wind’s heroine not only resembles Donald Trump – she may even be his role model, says Greg Garrett

Is Klaus Schwab the greatest threat of our time?

14 May 2022 9:00 am

New York Alexandra rang me from London to enquire about a man by the name of Klaus Schwab: ‘He sounds…

Why are progressives scared of Elon Musk?

12 May 2022 1:14 am

Billionaire edgelord Elon Musk has just given progressives another reason to dread his ongoing attempt to buy Twitter. The founder…

The party’s finally over for Nigel Farage

12 March 2022 9:00 am

Nigel Farage was never even an MP, but Michael Crick argues convincingly that he is one of the top five…

Would Trump have prevented the crisis in Ukraine?

23 February 2022 9:23 pm

‘I know Vladimir Putin very well,’ said Donald Trump yesterday, speaking of the Ukraine crisis, ‘he would have never done…

Will Trump's pro-vaccine stance prove his undoing?

29 December 2021 2:55 am

Donald Trump famously boasted that he could ‘stand in the middle of Fifth Avenue and shoot somebody’ and still not lose voters. That…

My snogging spat with Boris

18 December 2021 9:00 am

I have not given up on my Build Back Boris campaign, which is the most pressing concern facing the UK.…

Donald Trump: monarchist?

2 December 2021 2:26 am

As the Harry and Meghan carnival rumbles on, the Queen has found an unexpected source of support: Donald Trump. During an…

The Kushner conundrum

27 November 2021 9:00 am

Gstaad I have two special girlfriends, Lynne and Fiona, the ladies who guard The Spectator’s entrance against the outraged #MeToo…

A re-gift to Donald Trump

6 November 2021 9:00 am

For Democrats, like the ‘insurrection’ of January 6th, the Trump policy of separating illegal-immigrant parents from their children in 2018…

What motivates Peter Thiel apart from the desire for more wealth?

6 November 2021 9:00 am

If you’ve only heard one thing about Peter Thiel (and many have heard nothing at all) it is that he…

Superbad: Joe Biden’s plummeting presidency

6 November 2021 9:00 am

No wonder the President would rather be asleep

Joe Biden is making the world a more dangerous place

2 November 2021 11:17 pm

Less than a year into the Biden presidency the world suddenly is a very chaotic place. The hasty and botched…

Why won’t the US media talk about trans issues?

23 October 2021 9:00 am

The wonderful thing about woke narratives is that you only have to wait a while until they collapse. The core…

China and the WHO are given an easy ride in the Covid blame game

25 September 2021 9:00 am

Are you ready to relive 2020? That’s what Adam Tooze is offering as he tells the story of Covid-19 through…

Joe Biden is everything Trump wanted to be

22 September 2021 7:00 pm

Do you remember the president who gave Vladimir Putin everything he wanted in Europe? The president who consistently ignored the…

America sees red: how fury prompted the slide into Trumpism

11 September 2021 9:00 am

After leaving college more than two decades ago, Evan Osnos landed a job on the Exponent Telegram, one of two…

When will Twitter treat Biden like Trump?

2 September 2021 4:12 pm

With the conclusion of the disastrously-executed Afghanistan withdrawal, the attention of Joe Biden and his loyal media apparatchiks has turned to…