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defend

Defend your friends

January 22, 2020 4:48 am

The silence of decent people allows the bullies to get away with it

harvey weinstein hillary clinton

Hillary Clinton prefers Harvey Weinstein to Bernie Sanders

January 21, 2020 5:23 pm

The defeated 2016 candidate knows a thing or two about ‘friendship’

‘A system at odds with the Constitution’

January 21, 2020 2:35 pm

A conversation with Christopher Caldwell about America today

woke

Nobody is woke

January 21, 2020 1:25 pm

At one level, wokeness exists only so that journalists like me and social media warriors on the center or right can fight it

davos

Donald at Davos: Trump teaches a lesson to the crybabies back home

January 21, 2020 12:51 pm

Cheerfulness is better than pouting

times endorses

Nobody cares who The New York Times endorses…

January 20, 2020 9:41 am

...apart from those of us who find the paper’s pomposity irritating

megxit prince harry meghan markle baby

Can Harry handle hard Megxit?

January 18, 2020 8:41 pm

Freedom’s just another word for having a lot to lose

reaction

Bad feeling: why we need to defend freedom of reaction

January 17, 2020 2:21 pm

People react differently to different things, and hooray for that

trump

You come at the Trump, you best not miss

January 17, 2020 1:42 pm

Why are the Democrats committing constitutional suicide?

impeachment

Impeachment is now just another bludgeon in the armory of political warfare

January 17, 2020 12:11 pm

There is nothing new in the plot of this lugubrious sitcom

joke

If the impeachment trial is ‘a joke’, who’s having the last laugh?

January 16, 2020 6:20 pm

Leading Republicans are pooh-poohing the notion that much credence should be reposed in Lev Parnas’s statements

patriotism

In Britain, we want one thing from our royals: patriotism

January 16, 2020 1:10 pm

The working-class north resents their hard-earned money being spent on the royals only when the royals don’t keep up their side of the bargain

favor

What does ‘do us a favor’ mean?

January 16, 2020 3:14 am

It would be interesting to hear from Parnas and from Giuliani, from Hyde and from Bolton

vote

Poll: 85 percent would vote for Trump to keep Meghan and Harry out of the US

January 15, 2020 2:10 pm

Will the Manchurian Markle swing the 2020 election for Trump?

cardi b

The Cardi B kongressional kandicacy

January 14, 2020 12:38 pm

What she’d run on, where she should run and how she could win

poses queen

The Wars of the Poses

January 14, 2020 12:24 am

The queen wields the ax on Meghan and Harry

roger scruton

Roger Scruton, a man who seemed bigger than the age

January 12, 2020 2:41 pm

The philosopher died today aged 75

isaac hayes

The Hayes of our lives

January 12, 2020 2:02 pm

A soul survivor whose sonic alchemy endures

monarchy

The Monarchy and the Mouse

January 11, 2020 10:43 am

Harry and Meghan’s showbiz showdown

yang

Why does Andrew Yang have the coolest celebrity endorsements?

January 10, 2020 6:31 pm

The entrepreneur has managed to secure support from Dave Chappelle, Donald Glover and many more

qasem

Eliminating Qasem Soleimani was Donald Trump’s Middle East farewell letter

January 9, 2020 2:23 pm

President Trump’s opponents cannot forgive him his victories. But it has become increasingly clear that it doesn’t matter

sussex royal

An exclusive first look at the Sussex Royal catalog

January 9, 2020 1:09 pm

Who fancies a bottle of Eau de Markle™?

world war three

World War Three? No, this was about Trump’s second term

January 9, 2020 8:35 am

Most people do not share the leftish view that Iran and the US are equivalent as nation states in their capacity to do bad things

polls

Polls apart

January 8, 2020 10:45 pm

The modern pollster tends to be in love with his model. Hence his predictions tend to confirm the model rather than pull back the curtain on other contingencies

2024 election

Forget 2020 — the 2024 election is where the real action is

January 8, 2020 6:12 pm

Cockburn gives you the run-down of the top contenders for four years’ time