Republicans

Trump may be stupid or crazy, but the people enabling him are neither

13 January 2018 9:00 am

Like every journalist in Washington, I’m enthralled by the new Michael Wolff book, Fire and Fury, which depicts Donald Trump…

What does ‘Guernica’ really symbolise?

11 November 2017 9:00 am

It takes a bold author to open his book about ‘Guernica’ with a quotation from the Spanish artist Antonio Saura…

Why the Republican elite couldn’t stop Donald Trump

19 March 2016 9:00 am

If the Republican party were a company, it would now file for bankruptcy. Donald Trump, arguably the most grotesque candidate…

Sorry establishment Republicans, The Donald isn’t dead yet

6 February 2016 9:00 am

If Donald Trump had won in Iowa on Monday night, everybody would still be saying what a brilliant candidate he…

I want to see President Trump – if only because of who he’d annoy

6 February 2016 9:00 am

I suppose spite and schadenfreude are thinnish reasons, intellectually, for wishing Donald Trump to become the next American president (and…

Donald Trump offers only gloom, insults and arrogance - and America loves him for it

23 January 2016 9:00 am

Ronald Reagan wooed America with sunny optimism. From the offset, Donald Trump has offered something much darker. He began his…

Donald Trump is lashing out in all directions

23 January 2016 9:00 am

   Washington The best explanation for the Donald Trump phenomenon was given to me by a woman I met at…

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…

The Republicans are ready to win – once they’ve dumped Donald Trump

1 August 2015 9:00 am

Lunatics with money are never ‘mad’, only eccentric. In America, they are also Republican presidential candidates. So Donald Trump, a…

The transatlantic flirtation behind Ukip’s sudden meltdown

27 June 2015 9:00 am

What’s happened to poor Ukip? Not so long ago, they seemed unstoppable. They were revolting on the right, terrifying the…

The real winner at the US mid-terms: Hillary Clinton

8 November 2014 9:00 am

The American election cycle is beginning to resemble the 1993 comedy Groundhog Day. In the film, you may recall, Bill…

Clinton vs Bush — again

26 April 2014 9:00 am

America is much less threatened by right-wing extremists than by the oligarchic rule of the two major political parties. The…