Freddy Gray

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

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…

At last, America has a gaffe-prone president again

23 January 2021 9:00 am

The welcome return of the gaffe-prone president

The left-wing takeover of America

9 January 2021 9:00 am

The Democrats have taken control of America

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The honorable Mike Pence

9 January 2021 6:30 am

Who would want to have been in Vice President Mike Pence’s shoes on Wednesday? In recent weeks, the more manic…


America turns left

7 January 2021 3:59 am

In the days following the presidential election in November, political centrists reached a hasty verdict. Never mind all the squabbling…

US Supreme Court ends Trump's last hope

12 December 2020 9:27 pm

This is the end, my only friend, the end. The Supreme Court yesterday struck down Texas’s legal bid to challenge…

Here comes President Joebama

28 November 2020 9:00 am

‘So you’re seeing a team develop that I have great confidence in,’ said former president Barack Obama this week when…

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‘He said, she said’ reports from the MAGA march

15 November 2020 9:23 pm

It’s all so infantile isn’t it? Antifa jackals harass Donald Trump fans during their ‘Million MAGA March’ on the streets…

My post-election drink with Nigel Farage

14 November 2020 9:00 am

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, is a useful stop for journalists looking for some rust-belt Americana not too far from New York. The…


Deplorables don’t riot

9 November 2020 2:15 am

For months, the media has warned us that a narrow Joe Biden victory in the presidential election could lead to…