Hypocrisy

High life

21 October 2017 9:00 am

I may have spoken too soon last week when I defended my old friend Harvey Weinstein. It now looks very…

The end of brotherly love

19 August 2017 9:00 am

You can never completely leave a religious cult, as this strange and touching memoir demonstrates. Patterns of thinking, turns of…

A big hand for the two-faced tax hacks of the Guardian

9 April 2016 9:00 am

Something odd happened at the Guardian on Monday as the paper’s editorial staff were basking in the glow of their…

Compared to Trump, Hillary can't be that bad. Can she?

12 December 2015 9:00 am

The presidential campaign here in the land hymned by one of its earliest immigrants as a shining ‘city on a…

Why sport and sham morality go so well together

27 June 2015 9:00 am

Wimbledon next week. Like the tournament dress code, all sports want their heroes white. In terms of virtue rather than…

Rod Liddle reminds me of old women moaning on the bus

31 May 2014 9:00 am

Books by bellicose columnists with the initials R.L. are like buses — none comes along for ages, then two come…

Death brings out everyone’s inner Mary Whitehouse

15 March 2014 9:00 am

Shortly after Bob Crow’s death was announced on Tuesday, Nigel Farage sent the following tweet: ‘Sad at the death of…

Hugo Rifkind: Why isn't eating meat as bad as bestiality?

4 January 2014 9:00 am

So what I’ve found myself wondering over the festive period, again and again, is whether it would ever be OK…