Postal votes


The urgent case for voting reform

24 November 2020 1:30 am

By now, The Spectator knows better than to say that Donald Trump has been definitively beaten. The President’s final defeat…


Trump’s right, the US election could easily be rigged

1 October 2020 11:23 pm

In the furore over Trump’s bid to fill the vacant Supreme Court slot, commentators have pointed out that his nominee’s…


How democracy dies

24 September 2020 6:19 am

What would happen if Americans voted on different days? Suppose Republicans voted on Tuesday and Democrats voted on Wednesday. Would…


Exclusive poll: majority say election can be held safely in person

19 September 2020 3:35 am

A majority of voters believe that November’s election can be conducted safely in person, according to a new poll provided…


Delivering the goods?

2 September 2020 5:56 am

Seattle My local post office in suburban Seattle seems to be rigged to obstruct customers these days. After standing motionless…


Going postal: the USPS conspiracy theory is the new Russiagate

18 August 2020 8:46 am

For the past three years, our national media has been fired up by the urge to fact-check. They fact-checked Donald…


Why are Republicans afraid of vote-by-mail?

29 April 2020 2:29 am

Republicans are afraid of voting by mail in November. So is President Trump — which could cost him the 2020 election. The days are ticking by…

voter suppression

It’s voter suppression time, again — this time it’s pandemic!

17 April 2020 1:54 am

Is Trump a reckless idiot who didn’t take the coronavirus seriously and thus endangered hundreds of thousands of lives? Or…

What happens to politicians who insult the audience? Ask Dan Quayle

25 April 2015 9:00 am

Any answers? Nigel Farage accused the audience in the BBC opposition leaders’ debate of being left-wing. Need insulting an audience…