Jacob Heilbrunn

Beware the Trumpy Bear

November 12, 2018 12:14 pm

This advert will truly give you paws for thought

Trump dodges tough questions by feigning forgetfulness

November 9, 2018 4:12 pm

Does the President know Matt Whitaker?

George Conway weighs in on (il)legality of Sessions firing

November 8, 2018 5:02 pm

Kellyanne’s husband calls Matthew Whitaker a ‘nobody’ who has been appointed at Trump’s whim

Is today the dawn of the shy Democrat?

November 6, 2018 12:18 am

Donald Trump, a political arsonist, might initially be amused by the carnage he has wrought

The Trumps are focused on securing the Senate

November 2, 2018 1:12 pm

Much of the Trump clan is pitching in to help overcome any lingering inhibitions in key red states

Jacob Wohl and the moronic attempt to #MeToo Robert Mueller

October 30, 2018 5:04 pm

‘Looks like she doesnt even exist! IT’S A FAKE NEWS CON JOB!’

Should Donald Trump spend his ‘Executive Time’ learning how to empathise?

October 29, 2018 4:49 pm

There is no malignant phrase Trump is not ready to utter

America’s slide into authoritarian habits

October 26, 2018 3:48 pm

Trump doesn’t want ‘this “bomb stuff’ to get in the way of his caravan midterms narrative

After bomb threats to Democrats, Trump’s election strategy is in jeopardy

October 24, 2018 3:48 pm

It’s too much, too soon, too fast

Is the prospect of prison time enough to crack Roger Stone?

October 22, 2018 6:27 pm

Coming weeks may show whether Stone rolls on Trump or not

Trump undaunted in the face of a midterm onslaught

October 17, 2018 3:10 pm

The Donald declares the last two years the ‘most successful’ a president has ever had. Cohen, Manafort and Khashoggi may disagree with him there

Will Elizabeth Warren’s DNA results help her claim Trump’s scalp?

October 15, 2018 10:48 am

The Massachusetts senator has had her Native American heritage confirmed

Is Nikki Haley jumping off a sinking ship?

October 9, 2018 12:28 pm

The outgoing UN Ambassador praised Javanka as she departed

Hitler’s descendants think Trump is doing a bad job

October 9, 2018 10:50 am

The Führer’s great-nephew prefers Angela Merkel as a leader

Kavanaugh is almost through — but at what cost to the Republicans?

October 4, 2018 2:27 pm

The rage that is percolating in America will be exploited by the Democrats as they point to Kavanaugh’s presence on the court as a permanent blot on the judiciary

Did Eric Trump help his Daddy cover up the Stormy Daniels affair?

October 2, 2018 11:20 am

The latest revelations about Trump cast further light on the assiduity with which he disseminates his serial fictions

Has Jeff Flake put Brett Kavanaugh back to square one?

September 28, 2018 5:03 pm

The Arizona senator has changed his mind and called for an FBI investigation into the Supreme Court nominee

Donald Trump’s UN press conference was frenetic, yet friendly

September 26, 2018 7:29 pm

A rollicking and rambling affair, complete with colour commentary from Trump, as he sought to subvert the format

The very public review of the New York Review of Books

September 25, 2018 11:25 am

Surely supposed editorial issues at the NYRB could have been addressed without taking the step of dismissing Buruma

Rod Rosenstein survives another day in Crazytown

September 24, 2018 1:56 pm

The Deputy Attorney General has become the bête noire of House Republicans and Trump’s inner circle is clearly thirsting to oust him

Is Rod Rosenstein proof that Trump is right to be paranoid?

September 21, 2018 2:58 pm

After the New York Times story, Trump is surely weighing a purge of the Justice Department

Christine Blasey Ford has mastered the art of the deal

September 20, 2018 3:40 pm

Ford looks reasonable. It appears that she’s only asking for a few more days to prepare

Thanks to Stormy Daniels, Trump’s problems are, well, mushrooming

September 18, 2018 11:49 am

Stormy Daniels vividly describes her sexual encounter with the President in her new book

If Donald Trump hires only ‘the best people’ — why Paul Manafort?

September 14, 2018 4:04 pm

Any move Trump makes to protect Manafort is likely to damage further the GOP’s electoral prospects in November.

Is Trump underestimating the approaching disaster?

September 13, 2018 11:35 am

The President seems to regard hurricane cleanup efforts as being as easy as mopping up a bathroom floor after the tub has slightly overflowed