Dominic Green

Joe Biden

Should we trust Joe Biden with the nuclear codes?

2 March 2020 5:15 am

It’s Joe Biden’s turn to be president, so let’s give it to him and see if he can remember where…

bernie sanders corbynizer

Bernie Sanders is The Corbynizer

24 February 2020 6:00 am

This article is in The Spectator’s March 2020 US edition. Subscribe here. Historians of the future, if there are any, will note…

michael bloomberg

Bloomberg isn’t beaten

21 February 2020 1:25 am

The sub-tweeters and thumb-twitchers are writing Michael Bloomberg’s political obituary after his admittedly less than thrilling turn in Las Vegas,…

jewish

Sanders and Bloomberg take the American Jewish feud public

19 February 2020 12:21 am

You wait decades for a Jewish candidate for the White House, and then two come along at once — like…

build

Trump should build to last

7 February 2020 1:19 am

Will the government finally stop giving the concrete finger to popular taste by erecting ugly, expensive and unsustainable buildings with…

biden

Punch-drunk Biden gets a beating in the gym

4 February 2020 5:52 pm

Joe Biden once promised to take Donald Trump behind the gym and beat him up. Early results in the Democratic…

dershowitz

Dershowitz: if Bolton testifies, so should Hunter Biden

23 January 2020 9:38 am

The first day of impeachment hearings, and everyone has questions. I’m as confused as anyone else. So I phoned Alan…

media iran

The Democratic media hate Trump more than they love Iran — or America

8 January 2020 8:06 am

If you need help talking with the children in your life about the aftermath of the ethical collapse of most…

nato

Trump is saving Nato

5 December 2019 4:32 am

It’s almost Nato as usual when Emmanuel Macron calls Nato ‘brain dead’. It’s Nato as usual, and Donald Trump as…

Allegations of anti-Semitism are damaging to Labour, but not toxic

30 November 2019 9:00 am

Ephraim Mirvis, the Chief Rabbi, was right to take the unprecedented action of denouncing Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour for endemic anti-Jewish…

tulsi gabbard

Tulsi Gabbard: a Gandhi in Lycra

22 October 2019 2:17 am

Andrew Yang claimed to be surprised that the media dubbed Tulsi Gabbard the first Asian American to run for the…

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Biden and Corn Pop, Kavanaugh and Porn Cop

17 September 2019 4:02 am

The symptoms of age-related cognitive decline include being unable to remember whether you’re in Vermont or New Hampshire, and what…

Hong Kong protesters are following the wrong script

13 August 2019 7:55 pm

What do you call a global hub without an airport? Hong Kong. No other city can lay claim to this…

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Joe Biden’s Grandpa Smurf routine won’t beat Trump

10 August 2019 2:23 am

Joe Biden possesses the elixir of ordinariness, despite the appearance of having picked his hair and teeth out of a…

Donald Trump is the best prime minister Britain never had

6 August 2019 10:07 pm

Britain has never had a better friend in the White House than Donald Trump. FDR may have bailed out Britain…

elijah cummings

Trump’s truths about Baltimore

30 July 2019 5:47 am

‘You would think you were in a Third World country,’ the millionaire white New Yorker of retirement age said of Baltimore’s heavily…

What’s really going on in Hong Kong?

6 July 2019 3:57 pm

If you believe the American and British media, the people of Hong Kong have launched a democratic revolution and are…

imam suleiman hate preacher

Why did Democrats invite a hate preacher into Congress?

11 May 2019 5:47 am

The Republicans are the party of racists and religious bigots, and the Democrats are the party of anti-racists and religious…

Gandhi strides forth on the Salt March in 1930, protesting against the government’s monopoly of salt production

Gandhi on Hitler: ‘I do not believe him to be as bad as he is portrayed’

13 October 2018 9:00 am

‘It’s a beautiful world if it wasn’t for Gandhi who is really a perfect nuisance,’ Lord Willingdon, Viceroy of India,…

Tommy Nutter in 1973 — the most exciting tailor on Savile Row in decades, according to Hardy Amies

You didn’t have to be mad to work for Tommy Nutter — but it helped

2 June 2018 9:00 am

The tailor’s art is a triumph of mind over schmatte. Not just in the physical cutting and stitching, but in…

Trump, Iran and the end of the deal

12 May 2018 9:00 am

For someone so frequently denounced as a liar, Donald Trump keeps an awful lot of promises. In the 2016 election…

James Comey is trying to take down Trump. He’ll fail

21 April 2018 9:00 am

Americans forget their corruption in order to savour their innocence. When Republicans and Democrats are struggling to find ways forward…

Van Morrison — in another time, another place

In 1968, even supercilious Boston was ankle-deep in LSD

17 March 2018 9:00 am

‘And this is good old Boston/, The home of the bean and the cod,’ John Collins Bossidy quipped in 1910,…

‘Glad Day’ by William Blake

What do Walt Whitman, Jackson Pollock and Jimi Hendrix have in common?

13 January 2018 9:00 am

On 3 September 1968, Allen Ginsberg appeared on William F. Buckley’s Firing Line. Buckley exposed Ginsberg’s politics as fatuous —…

Sheep being milked in a pen. (From the Luttrell Psalter, English School, 14th century)

Wool, wheat and wet weather

12 August 2017 9:00 am

Englishness is big business in the nation of shopkeepers, and not just in politics and tourism. In literature, the gypsy…