Joe Biden

Iran vs the rest: the Middle East has reached a tipping point

5 December 2020 9:00 am

The next six weeks will be crucial for the Middle East

Portrait of the week: Tiers, Scotch eggs and a devastated high street

5 December 2020 9:00 am

Home The Commons voted by 291 votes to 78 for new coronavirus regulations putting 55 million people in England into…

libertarians

Libertarians suck

30 November 2020 1:58 am

Everyone knew some husky chap in college who smelled like onions and called himself a libertarian. He may or may not have worn…

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…

Biden would be a fool to reverse Trump's foreign policy wins

24 November 2020 11:32 pm

‘We’re going to be back in the game,’ our presumptive and somewhat previous new president tells us. ‘It’s not America…

transition

Did Trump just concede?

24 November 2020 11:13 am

President Trump said Monday in a tweet that his administration is willing to start the formal transition of power to…

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The mullah report: is Biden bringing back the Iran Deal?

24 November 2020 3:33 am

‘We’re going to be back in the game,’ our presumptive and somewhat previous new president tells us. ‘It’s not America…

Enjoyably bad-tempered: The Lock In with Jeremy Paxman reviewed

21 November 2020 9:00 am

‘I used to be Mr Nasty! That was good! Mr Nasty was easy!’ Jeremy Paxman bellows at Michael Palin on…

Donald Trump won’t leave me alone

21 November 2020 9:00 am

Ever since I saw him in Pensacola, Florida the other week, Donald J. Trump will not leave me alone. Each…

In praise of femininity

21 November 2020 9:00 am

New York Who was it that first coined the expression ‘It ain’t over until the fat lady sings’? The great…

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Revenge of the Republicans

21 November 2020 8:59 am

The 2020 election has provided fertile ground upon which Republicans can spend the next four years doing to Joe Biden…

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What to expect from a Biden-Harris foreign policy

20 November 2020 10:29 am

It’s of course premature to even speculate as to how the new administration will fashion a foreign policy. But enough…

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Student loan forgiveness is a giveaway to the rich

19 November 2020 7:50 pm

Joe Biden said on Monday that Congress should ‘immediately’ take action to forgive student loan debt through its next COVID…

WHO

Rejoining the WHO will be Joe Biden’s first mistake as president

18 November 2020 7:28 am

In emails obtained by the Associated Press, the World Health Organization reveals it has recorded 65 cases of coronavirus among…

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Brexit Britain will be the winner in the EU’s war on Joe Biden

16 November 2020 3:47 am

A new era of transatlantic cooperation will have begun. The United States will pivot towards Brussels. The trade wars will…

China’s rockstar-of-tech has fallen foul of Xi

14 November 2020 9:00 am

FTSE indices soared as the Biden Bounce met vaccine euphoria, underpinned by the Bank of England’s announcement of another £150…

What the three types of Trump supporter really want

14 November 2020 9:00 am

As Democrats’ colossal collective sigh of relief drives wind turbines even over in Britain, let’s not lose sight of the…

Voters have lost their nerve

14 November 2020 9:00 am

Elections teach us nothing. Instead, each tribe dredges succour from the minutiae, proving that they had been right all along.…

The cultural elite has a new enemy

14 November 2020 9:00 am

New York Election night parties are usually dreadful affairs, with the idiot box blaring and hysterical listeners screaming out the…

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Can you really blame Trump supporters for refusing to accept the election result?

14 November 2020 7:24 am

It’s been a week and a half since Election Day and the results are still not certified — some votes…

media press

Why would Biden grant the press access now?

14 November 2020 5:48 am

Joe Biden had barely finished his acceptance speech on Saturday when journalists, tired and weary of four years of mean…

nevertrump

Biden’s NeverTrump transition

11 November 2020 7:02 am

Former Vice President Joe Biden hasn’t yet been officially certified as the winner of the 2020 presidential election and the…

deplorables

Deplorables don’t riot

9 November 2020 2:15 am

For months, the media has warned us that a narrow Joe Biden victory in the presidential election could lead to…

Joe Biden wins the election

8 November 2020 11:15 am

Four days after a (much closer than predicted) election, American networks have called the race for Joe Biden, who has secured more…

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Trump should concede — with a caveat

8 November 2020 8:21 am

The networks have made official what seemed to have occurred when Georgia flipped from red to blue: Joe Biden won…