Freddy Gray

Freddy Gray is deputy editor of The Spectator. He was formerly literary editor of The American Conservative.

AOC's Roe v. Wade grandstanding has gone too far

28 June 2022 10:31 pm

If you’ve bothered to actually read the Supreme Court’s opinion on Roe v. Wade – rather than the endless social…

The problem with Billie Eilish’s Roe v. Wade intervention

25 June 2022 6:59 pm

The words ‘dark day’ went viral yesterday — in response to the Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade in…

The truth about the Roe v. Wade abortion 'ban'

25 June 2022 1:28 am

You wait decades for landmark reforms in America and then, like culture-war buses, two come along at once. Earlier this…

The death of political authority

18 June 2022 9:00 am

Voters are increasingly unsure where to turn

The Capitol riot hearings are farcically partisan

11 June 2022 12:15 am

Let’s get the boringly obvious out of the way. What happened in Washington on 6 January, 2021 was bad. Very…

Will Joe Biden be impeached?

28 May 2022 12:52 am

Before inflation began to eat the American economy alive, impeachflation had already undermined the office of the presidency. Donald Trump…

The Texas school shooting won’t change a thing

25 May 2022 8:20 pm

Joe Biden gave one of his more eloquent speeches yesterday in response to the mass shooting at an elementary school…

What is Black Lives Matter?

20 May 2022 12:17 am

It’s hard not to admire Patrisse Cullors, the co-founder of the Black Lives Matter foundation. Under fire over yet another…

Is the MAGA saga coming to an end?

19 May 2022 12:25 am

Did the Trump movement get a bloody nose in last night’s Republican primaries? It’s a story that most of the…

Why progressives can't tolerate Christians

10 May 2022 8:26 pm

For decades, Christians have talked about feeling persecuted in advanced secular and liberal democracies. They’ve often sounded a bit hysterical.…

JD Vance and America’s new right

4 May 2022 7:41 pm

JD Vance, the poor boy turned US Marine turned best-selling author turned venture capitalist turned politician, won the Senate Republican…

The Supreme Court's abortion bombshell

3 May 2022 7:33 pm

Abortion is a nuclear bomb of an issue, planted at the core of American liberalism. And it just went off.…

How Disney fell foul of Florida’s governor

30 April 2022 9:00 am

How Disney fell foul of Florida’s governor

Apres Macron, the radical left?

25 April 2022 6:29 am

Bof! That useful French word – an older and slightly less irritating version of the American-English ‘meh’ – is how…

Will Hunter Biden finally bring down his father?

12 April 2022 7:45 pm

It was meant to be a kumbaya moment for the Democrats. Barack Obama, the still revered 44th President, would make…

Like him or loathe him, Macron is Europe's driving force

11 April 2022 5:48 am

If you want to know why Marine Le Pen almost certainly won’t win the French presidency on 24 April, listen…

Dmitry Firtash wants to help with the war effort – but can we trust him?

2 April 2022 9:00 am

Dmitry Firtash wants to help with the war effort — but can we trust him?

Could Biden gaffe us into world war three?

27 March 2022 9:19 pm

‘I want your point of view, Joe,’ Barack Obama once told his vice-president Joe Biden. ‘I just want it in…

Has gambling become the great British addiction?

26 March 2022 9:00 am

When I was 14 my father took me to a bookmaker’s and encouraged me to place a bet. He wanted…

Why was the Hunter Biden laptop story covered up?

18 March 2022 7:17 pm

It’s now a familiar pattern – a sensational news story is dismissed by serious journalists as bogus right-wing agitprop. You’d…

The myopic focus on racism at the Polish-Ukrainian border

5 March 2022 9:50 pm

There are already a hell of a lot of foreign correspondents and human-rights workers at the Ukrainian-Polish border – an…

In Lviv, the mood is inspiring – and fanatical

5 March 2022 9:00 am

  Lviv, Ukraine On the Ukrainian side of the Polish border, near a place called Shehyni where the refugee crisis…

Joe Biden’s gung-ho State of the Union speech

2 March 2022 6:10 pm

It’s arguably not the right moment to focus on Joe Biden’s verbal slips, but it is a little unnerving when…

Would Trump have prevented the crisis in Ukraine?

23 February 2022 9:23 pm

‘I know Vladimir Putin very well,’ said Donald Trump yesterday, speaking of the Ukraine crisis, ‘he would have never done…

Why the silence over Biden's links with Ukraine?

23 February 2022 6:28 pm

‘He has been wrong on nearly every major foreign policy and national security issue over the past four decades.’ So…