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The Trumpist agenda going forward

12 November 2020 5:25 am

While Donald Trump appears to have lost the 2020 presidential election, Trump’s agenda of populism focused on the working class…

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Why is the Republican party symbol an elephant and the Democratic symbol a donkey?

25 October 2020 3:03 am

Political animals Why is the Republican party symbol an elephant and the Democratic symbol a donkey? Both go back to…

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Trump redefines the race

28 August 2020 10:47 pm

Helplessness and passivity were the defining themes of the Democratic convention last week. The American people are unable to overcome…

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Republicans actually make better TV

25 August 2020 3:04 pm

Here’s a question no one will ask. How is it possible the Republicans — the party universally deplored and maligned…

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The right stuff

25 August 2020 2:58 am

No matter what the pundits say, no matter how the polls look, November’s presidential election is very much up for…

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John Bolton and the nationalist moment

12 September 2019 3:40 am

John Bolton has left the White House and those of us who desire some modicum of peace in this world…

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Reports of the GOP’s death are greatly exaggerated

6 June 2019 6:53 am

David Brooks, the center-right Cassandra of the New York Times, reckons that a GOP apocalypse is coming. The data predicted…

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Liz Cheney rehabilitates the family name

25 May 2019 11:50 pm

There have been darker days for the House of Cheney. In 2008, Vice President Dick Cheney left office amidst two…

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The curious candidacy of William Weld 

16 April 2019 6:04 pm

Good news for Team NeverTrump: they have their man — a declared 2020 primary challenger to Donald Trump, and it’s…

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Has Trumpism hit the wall?

15 March 2019 8:54 am

The normally sober Associated Press is reporting the Senate’s vote to overturn Trump’s declaration of emergency in the southern border as…

The view from New York tells me that Trump can win it

21 May 2016 9:00 am

   New York I have never seen anything like it. If Adolf Hitler were running for president, he would match…

It’s Trump vs Hillary: a race that should terrify all conservatives

7 May 2016 9:00 am

Following Tuesday night’s Indiana primaries, the race for the Republican nomination is effectively over. Talk of Donald Trump being overhauled…

It’s not just Donald Trump, the right is tearing itself apart everywhere

30 April 2016 9:00 am

Conservatism is having a nervous breakdown

The Republican establishment has finally found a way to get Donald Trump

9 April 2016 9:00 am

A mighty message has been crafted that is inflicting damage on the Republican frontrunner

Meet the Donald Trump of ancient Athens (he won)

2 April 2016 9:00 am

Why does the Republican party loathe Donald Trump? Because Trump is the ultimate loose cannon, beholden to no one. And…

Donald Trump's angry America

5 March 2016 9:00 am

Welcome to Trump’s America, where greed is great and viciousness beautiful

Coming to terms with Trump is like an early-stage cancer diagnosis

20 February 2016 9:00 am

Don’t blame the voters – this is a monster of the GOP’s making

America notebook: How Donald Trump is destroying the Republican party

16 January 2016 9:00 am

I am writing on the morning that President Obama is to deliver his last State of the Union address. You,…

Sorry, America, but it looks like Joe Biden is your next president

10 October 2015 9:00 am

I have a sinking feeling that Joe Biden might be the next president of the United States. In a brilliant…

Ben Carson has an amazing story. How about policies?

19 September 2015 8:00 am

Republican surprise package Dr Ben Carson has an amazing story to tell. Asking him about policy is a little harder

How America’s right wing is becoming a lot more like Britain’s

22 November 2014 9:00 am

America’s right wing is becoming a lot more like Britain’s

Rand Paul is like Nigel Farage – except he might win

1 November 2014 9:00 am

Rand Paul combines a dull, reassuring manner with a Ukip-like insurgent appeal. It could take him to the presidency

David Frum’s diary: When Hamas shoots at Israel, they’re shooting at my kid

9 August 2014 9:00 am

 Wellington, Ontario A British visitor to this village might be disoriented by the flags. They look almost exactly like the…

Impeaching Obama would be crazy. But the Republicans will probably try

12 July 2014 9:00 am

The Republicans would be crazy to try and impeach the lame-duck President. It would only revive him

America’s right still hates Hillary Clinton. And it still can’t stop her

8 February 2014 9:00 am

The American right hates Hillary Clinton as much as ever. But that doesn’t mean they know how to stop her