Donald Trump

inauguration

Why Trump must attend Biden’s inauguration

4 January 2021 8:00 pm

Recent political talk has focused almost entirely on January 5 (the Georgia Senate runoffs) and January 6 (congressional certification of…

Trump supporters never stood a chance

23 December 2020 3:01 am

New York There are times, living in this here dump, when I doubt if anyone’s heard of the word magnanimity.…

A conciliatory P.J. O’Rourke is not the satirist we know and love

19 December 2020 9:00 am

There was an acidic bravura and beauty in P.J. O’Rourke’s early journalism and a gleefulness in the ease with which…

nevertrumpers

The never-ending smugness of the NeverTrumpers

19 December 2020 3:32 am

In March 2016 as Donald Trump looked likely to be the Republican party’s nominee to run for president, more than 100 foreign…

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Farewell, Donald

16 December 2020 7:11 am

Madeleine Kearns To Trump or not to Trump? Whether ’tis nobler on the page to be a morbid cynic or a self-righteous…

barr

Closing time at the Barr

15 December 2020 10:47 am

William P. Barr is out. Joe Biden is in. And Donald Trump has a few more weeks left to bemoan…

vaccine

Trump was right about the vaccine release

15 December 2020 8:54 am

Donald Trump said during the second and final presidential debate on October 22 that he was optimistic a vaccine would…

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…

Biden’s burden: can he save the free world?

12 December 2020 9:00 am

Will he build on Trump’s foreign policy achievements – or destroy them?

populism republican

Republican resurrection

9 December 2020 1:23 am

When Donald Trump took his famous escalator ride, the Republican party was too attached to abstract principles at the expense of the material interests of…

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Brace yourselves for President Harris

8 December 2020 2:36 am

Although the electors for the presidential election of 2020 do not cast their votes until December 14, and their votes…

Iran vs the rest: the Middle East has reached a tipping point

5 December 2020 9:00 am

The next six weeks will be crucial for the Middle East

bill barr

Trump’s big Bill Barr bust

2 December 2020 9:15 am

For all the caterwauling on the left about one William P. Barr, he hasn’t really delivered for Donald Trump, apart…

cable

The coming cable news crisis

2 December 2020 3:16 am

TV pundits and reporters may personally be cheering that President Trump appears likely to be booted from office come January,…

trump presidency

The Trump presidency’s funniest moments

1 December 2020 4:46 am

Is it too early to wax nostalgic about the hilarity of the Trump years? Could Trump somehow — somehow —…

libertarians

Libertarians suck

30 November 2020 1:58 am

Everyone knew some husky chap in college who smelled like onions and called himself a libertarian. He may or may not have worn…

My advice to Trump supporters? Smile and take it

28 November 2020 9:00 am

New York There are times, living in this here dump, when I doubt if anyone’s heard of the word magnanimity.…

Portrait of the week: Christmas is on, Trump is off and Piglet stars on a 50p piece

28 November 2020 9:00 am

Home The AstraZeneca vaccine developed by the University of Oxford was found to be 70 per cent effective — 90…

michael flynn

Trump does the right thing by pardoning Gen. Flynn

26 November 2020 10:04 am

Once again, President Trump has done the right thing. This afternoon, he announced that earlier today he had pardoned Lt.…

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Trump’s story is still not over

26 November 2020 4:00 am

The triumphant ululations of the almost unanimous Trump-hating media of America and much of the world did not clarify the…

Biden would be a fool to reverse Trump's foreign policy wins

24 November 2020 11:32 pm

‘We’re going to be back in the game,’ our presumptive and somewhat previous new president tells us. ‘It’s not America…

transition

Did Trump just concede?

24 November 2020 11:13 am

President Trump said Monday in a tweet that his administration is willing to start the formal transition of power to…

Donald Trump won’t leave me alone

21 November 2020 9:00 am

Ever since I saw him in Pensacola, Florida the other week, Donald J. Trump will not leave me alone. Each…

In praise of femininity

21 November 2020 9:00 am

New York Who was it that first coined the expression ‘It ain’t over until the fat lady sings’? The great…

Aristotle would have seen Trump’s behaviour as entirely normal

21 November 2020 9:00 am

Donald Trump may be a narcissist, but since he is not mentally ill in the technical sense, he is not…