Republican party

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John Bolton and the nationalist moment

12 September 2019 3:40 am

John Bolton has left the White House and those of us who desire some modicum of peace in this world…

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Reports of the GOP’s death are greatly exaggerated

6 June 2019 6:53 am

David Brooks, the center-right Cassandra of the New York Times, reckons that a GOP apocalypse is coming. The data predicted…

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Liz Cheney rehabilitates the family name

25 May 2019 11:50 pm

There have been darker days for the House of Cheney. In 2008, Vice President Dick Cheney left office amidst two…

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The curious candidacy of William Weld 

16 April 2019 6:04 pm

Good news for Team NeverTrump: they have their man — a declared 2020 primary challenger to Donald Trump, and it’s…

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Has Trumpism hit the wall?

15 March 2019 8:54 am

The normally sober Associated Press is reporting the Senate’s vote to overturn Trump’s declaration of emergency in the southern border as…

The view from New York tells me that Trump can win it

21 May 2016 9:00 am

   New York I have never seen anything like it. If Adolf Hitler were running for president, he would match…

It’s Trump vs Hillary: a race that should terrify all conservatives

7 May 2016 9:00 am

Following Tuesday night’s Indiana primaries, the race for the Republican nomination is effectively over. Talk of Donald Trump being overhauled…

It’s not just Donald Trump, the right is tearing itself apart everywhere

30 April 2016 9:00 am

Is Boris Johnson turning into the thinking man’s Donald Trump? Just like the Donald, he’s got funny hair, charisma, and…

The Republican establishment has finally found a way to get Donald Trump

9 April 2016 9:00 am

Washington DC In La Crosse, Wisconsin, on Monday night, Donald Trump said, ‘If we do well here, folks, it’s over.’…

Meet the Donald Trump of ancient Athens (he won)

2 April 2016 9:00 am

Why does the Republican party loathe Donald Trump? Because Trump is the ultimate loose cannon, beholden to no one. And…

Donald Trump's angry America

5 March 2016 9:00 am

It was, in the end, the best possible night for Donald Trump. On Super Tuesday, 11 American states voted for…

Coming to terms with Trump is like an early-stage cancer diagnosis

20 February 2016 9:00 am

A few nights ago, my missus and I were walking along Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, minding our own business while…

America notebook: How Donald Trump is destroying the Republican party

16 January 2016 9:00 am

I am writing on the morning that President Obama is to deliver his last State of the Union address. You,…

Sorry, America, but it looks like Joe Biden is your next president

10 October 2015 9:00 am

I have a sinking feeling that Joe Biden might be the next president of the United States. In a brilliant…

Ben Carson has an amazing story. How about policies?

19 September 2015 8:00 am

   Washington DC Ben Carson is relaxed. ‘He’s always relaxed,’ says an aide. The next televised Republican primary debate is…

How America’s right wing is becoming a lot more like Britain’s

22 November 2014 9:00 am

   Washington DC Amid all the commentary about the Republican party’s triumph in America’s midterm elections, a remarkable fact was…

Rand Paul is like Nigel Farage – except he might win

1 November 2014 9:00 am

When America’s National Institutes of Heath said that it hadn’t cured Ebola yet because of budget cuts, Senator Rand Paul…

David Frum’s diary: When Hamas shoots at Israel, they’re shooting at my kid

9 August 2014 9:00 am

 Wellington, Ontario A British visitor to this village might be disoriented by the flags. They look almost exactly like the…

Impeaching Obama would be crazy. But the Republicans will probably try

12 July 2014 9:00 am

 Washington DC So it’s come to this: the only thing that can save President Obama from his own complacent and…

America’s right still hates Hillary Clinton. And it still can’t stop her

8 February 2014 9:00 am

 Atlanta, Georgia Who thinks Hillary Clinton is the nastiest woman in the world? The American Spectator once called her ‘the…