Freddy Gray

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

Will Trump's pro-vaccine stance prove his undoing?

29 December 2021 2:55 am

Donald Trump famously boasted that he could ‘stand in the middle of Fifth Avenue and shoot somebody’ and still not lose voters. That…

There's nothing outrageous about Johnson's Christmas quiz

13 December 2021 12:07 am

Since lockdown, the Mirror has had a good line on Tory lockdown hypocrisy scandals: Barnard Castle and the No. 10…

Jussie Smollett and the rise of American hate hoaxing

10 December 2021 6:45 pm

So Jussie Smollett, the world’s most notorious hate hoaxer, has at last been found guilty of lying to the police. …

‘Immigration is war’: an interview with Éric Zemmour

27 November 2021 9:00 am

Éric Zemmour on Brexit, immigration and ‘le wokeisme’

The Palace vs the Sussexes

20 November 2021 9:00 am

The Fab Four at war

What's the truth about Kyle Rittenhouse?

17 November 2021 9:52 am

On the night of 25 August 2020, Richie McGinniss, a somewhat gonzo video journalist interviewed Kyle Rittenhouse, for the right-wing Daily Caller website. Rittenhouse wore his…

Superbad: Joe Biden’s plummeting presidency

6 November 2021 9:00 am

No wonder the President would rather be asleep

Plan Z: the rise of Éric Zemmour

23 October 2021 9:00 am

France’s new insurgent, Éric Zemmour

The never-ending terror of Islamism

17 October 2021 9:26 pm

It is no huge surprise Ali Harbi Ali, the man arrested on suspicion of the murder of David Amess, had…

The rise and rise of hate hoaxing

3 October 2021 3:00 pm

Last week, some racist graffiti was found at Parkway North and Parkway Central schools in the Midwest American state of…

Joe Biden’s presidency is unravelling

30 September 2021 8:01 am

Joe Biden’s presidency appears to be unravelling at remarkable speed. Back in January, in the days after his inauguration, Biden…

No, Biden didn't just snub Brexit Britain

22 September 2021 11:54 pm

For European Union enthusiasts, the ‘trade deal with America’ has joined ‘£350 million pledge on a bus’ as one of…

Boris is a mini-Biden

22 September 2021 4:00 am

It’s been said far too many times that Boris Johnson and Donald Trump have a lot in common. Trump himself…

Blue-tick Twitter is spoiling Emma Raducanu's victory

13 September 2021 7:10 am

How do you take the pleasure out of something so marvellous and joyful as Emma Raducanu’s US open victory last…

The Afghan withdrawal may not hurt Joe Biden

21 August 2021 9:00 am

When was the only time America’s left-liberal media gave President Trump any real credit? The answer is 7 April 2017,…

Wrong then, wrong now – Joe Biden’s maddeningly inconsistent foreign policy

16 August 2021 7:42 am

‘After al-Qaeda and the Taliban fall… when we “drain the swamp”, as the President says, the medium-term goal is to…

The president of platitudes

15 June 2021 9:15 am

President Joe Biden turned up almost three hours late to his Nato press conference tonight. He offered no apology, because,…

Boris, Biden and the orange elephant in the room

12 June 2021 9:00 am

Biden and Boris will pretend the Trump presidency never happened

Biden’s rodeo: the President’s first 100 days have been a wild ride

24 April 2021 9:00 am

President Biden is on a wild progressive ride

The geriatic wokeness of Joe Biden

22 April 2021 11:17 pm

Joe Biden, the 46th President of the United States, has never been able to keep his mouth shut. Throughout his…

Crime and no punishment in Minneapolis

13 April 2021 11:04 pm

So far in the 2020s, American citizens have been hectored endlessly about wearing masks, staying safe indoors and standing apart…

Please Twitter, stop playing ‘Guess the Killer’s Race’

3 April 2021 7:56 am

Another day, another killing in America, another depressingly instant social-media argument over the perpetrator’s skin color. This time a man…

No, Meghan Markle isn’t going to be president

17 March 2021 8:19 am

OK, I’ll stick my neck out — Meghan Markle is never, ever going to be president of the United States…

Battle royal: Harry and Meghan’s modern brand of revenge

13 March 2021 9:00 am

Harry and Meghan’s brand of revenge

The Trump Show enters its final season

11 February 2021 2:39 am

There is no point denying it — The Trump Show, the craziest comedy the God of TV has ever produced, has…