Freddy Gray

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Government isn’t working because politics isn’t working

January 16, 2019 11:51 am

From Washington to London, the anxiety about the status quo is the same

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The shutdown hurts the President. Still the anti-Trump media can’t keep off Russia

January 14, 2019 9:19 am

The latest allegations feel thinner than usual — yet still they’ve dominated the airwaves and Twitter feeds of media VIPs

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Wrinkled, white, and wrong — this is the face of the Democratic party

January 8, 2019 11:02 pm

Trump’s speaking style is pedestrian. But Pelosi’s is patronizing and Schumer’s is soporific

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The Ever Trumpers will never stop believing

December 11, 2018 4:26 pm

Trump loyalists think he spends every hour Making America Great Again and draining the swamp

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As Kelly departs, is Trump making the White House great again?

December 8, 2018 4:11 pm

Trump loyalists are delighted at the general’s exit

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The Special Relationship between the Bushes and the Queen

December 5, 2018 10:23 am

Prince Charles is attending Bush 41’s funeral

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Why are reporters so desperate for Trump and Bolton to hear the Khashoggi snuff tape?

November 28, 2018 1:18 pm

We don’t need leaders to listen to a murder to know what happened

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Is Donald Trump more popular than Emmanuel Macron in France?

November 9, 2018 1:53 pm

The two men have such a great personal connection, perhaps they can comfort each other

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Why Trump wasn’t shellacked

November 7, 2018 11:57 am

It’s the culture wars, stupid

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Will Trump invade Latin America?

November 2, 2018 10:42 am

In many ways Venezuela, Cuba and Nicaragua are far more natural targets for Trumpian aggression

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The pipe bombs could actually help Trump in the midterms

October 25, 2018 4:13 pm

It’s worth bearing Jo Cox in mind when thinking about the pipe bombs mailed to various Trump opponents this week

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Telling the truth about Jamal Khashoggi is not a smear campaign

October 19, 2018 9:47 am

Saudi trolls have been active in casting aspersions on Khashoggi, no doubt. But does that mean Khashoggi was nothing but a cuddly liberal? Clearly not

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Trump’s luck and the Democratic death wish

October 9, 2018 7:28 am

The President’s fumbling opponents keep snatching defeat from the jaws of victory

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Ye he Kan! Why Kanye West’s SNL stunt showed real courage

September 30, 2018 8:29 am

His rant against Democrats was more fun and interesting than the celebrity-endorsed jokes against Kavanaugh that took up the rest of the show

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The coddling of American journalism

September 22, 2018 6:49 am

The snowflakes aren’t melting as they get older and wiser. They now have jobs in publishing and media and are marching through the institutions they work for

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Serena Williams is a sore loser, not a victim

September 10, 2018 9:23 am

She can lose without behaving like a diva brat, but sometimes she can’t, and when she loses her temper she is a fairly awful human being

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In 2016, Paul Krugman said the markets would ‘never recover’ from Trump’s victory. Ha!

August 28, 2018 8:48 am

‘Putting an irresponsible, ignorant man in charge of the world’s most important economy would be very bad news’

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WATCH AGAIN: John McCain’s brilliant concession speech in 2008

August 26, 2018 4:20 am

‘We fought as hard as we could. And, though we fell short, the failure is mine not yours’

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The sordid reality of the Trump presidency

August 22, 2018 6:07 am

It’s the porn stars, not Putin, that look most likely to damage Trump in the upcoming midterms

Will Trump’s CAPITAL LETTERS keep the world safe?

July 23, 2018 6:50 am

For the madman approach to work, it has to be unpredictable. Trump's Twitter aggression isn't.

Steve Bannon: ‘We have to end the Cold War with Russia’

July 18, 2018 6:38 pm

The former White House strategist thinks China poses a much greater threat.

Donald Trump’s press conference was a comic masterpiece

July 13, 2018 4:25 pm

The Commander-in-Chief reduces world politics to an amazing farce, and it’s hard not to kind of love for him for it.

The British government is in crisis, again. Enter Trump, stage right, again

July 9, 2018 5:00 pm

The president knows leverage when he sees it, and he’ll have masses over Theresa May this week.