Donald Trump

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…

My snogging spat with Boris

18 December 2021 9:00 am

I have not given up on my Build Back Boris campaign, which is the most pressing concern facing the UK.…

Donald Trump: monarchist?

2 December 2021 2:26 am

As the Harry and Meghan carnival rumbles on, the Queen has found an unexpected source of support: Donald Trump. During an…

The Kushner conundrum

27 November 2021 9:00 am

Gstaad I have two special girlfriends, Lynne and Fiona, the ladies who guard The Spectator’s entrance against the outraged #MeToo…

A re-gift to Donald Trump

6 November 2021 9:00 am

For Democrats, like the ‘insurrection’ of January 6th, the Trump policy of separating illegal-immigrant parents from their children in 2018…

What motivates Peter Thiel apart from the desire for more wealth?

6 November 2021 9:00 am

If you’ve only heard one thing about Peter Thiel (and many have heard nothing at all) it is that he…

Superbad: Joe Biden’s plummeting presidency

6 November 2021 9:00 am

No wonder the President would rather be asleep

Joe Biden is making the world a more dangerous place

2 November 2021 11:17 pm

Less than a year into the Biden presidency the world suddenly is a very chaotic place. The hasty and botched…

Why won’t the US media talk about trans issues?

23 October 2021 9:00 am

The wonderful thing about woke narratives is that you only have to wait a while until they collapse. The core…

China and the WHO are given an easy ride in the Covid blame game

25 September 2021 9:00 am

Are you ready to relive 2020? That’s what Adam Tooze is offering as he tells the story of Covid-19 through…

Joe Biden is everything Trump wanted to be

22 September 2021 7:00 pm

Do you remember the president who gave Vladimir Putin everything he wanted in Europe? The president who consistently ignored the…

America sees red: how fury prompted the slide into Trumpism

11 September 2021 9:00 am

After leaving college more than two decades ago, Evan Osnos landed a job on the Exponent Telegram, one of two…

When will Twitter treat Biden like Trump?

2 September 2021 4:12 pm

With the conclusion of the disastrously-executed Afghanistan withdrawal, the attention of Joe Biden and his loyal media apparatchiks has turned to…

Biden risks undermining America’s moral authority

17 August 2021 7:45 am

Joe Biden is facing what will likely be the defining event of his presidency. The gains made in Afghanistan are…

Cuomo, Trump and the secret of eternal political life

14 August 2021 9:00 am

There are many in Donald Trump’s inner circle who have tried to read his mind these past four years, together…

Why shouldn’t we worship the NHS?

14 August 2021 9:00 am

For obvious reasons, stocks in ex-editors of The Spectator are experiencing an all-time low. But my own complaint is with…

An interest in the bizarre helps keep melancholy at bay

7 August 2021 9:00 am

Philip Hensher finds Robert Burton’s perception of the world and the human condition endlessly fascinating

Heroes and villains of the pandemic in America

7 August 2021 9:00 am

The most alarming aspect of living in America is the recurring sensation that no one is in charge. This is…

The complex character of Tricky Dick

7 August 2021 9:00 am

In this Age of Trump, as we cast about for some moment in American history that might help us make…

Playing with fire — did QAnon start as a cynical game?

24 July 2021 9:00 am

The QAnon conspiracy theory may be absurd, but it can’t be ignored. It has already led to significant acts of violence, says Damian Thompson

Marxism, football and Trump’s demise: Tom Holland and Francis Fukuyama in conversation

10 July 2021 9:00 am

Tom Holland and Francis Fukuyama on Marxism, football and Trump’s demise

The increasing cruelty of the North Korean regime

12 June 2021 4:15 pm

On a humid summer’s day in Singapore three years ago today, Donald Trump became the first incumbent US president to…

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 proves that Trump was a true British ally

11 June 2021 8:11 am

Now that Joe Biden has landed, many Brits may now be realising what a stalwart friend you had in Trump. Within minutes…

The Covid lab leak theory is looking increasingly plausible

29 May 2021 9:00 am

What was once a Covid conspiracy theory is looking more plausible