Jacob Heilbrunn

Donald Trump is the best thing to happen to his enemies

March 20, 2018 2:14 pm

Let’s face it: Donald Trump remains the best thing to happen to his enemies. Former FBI director James Comey’s forthcoming…

Donald Trump finally announces sanctions against Russia

March 15, 2018 5:33 pm

Donald Trump today called it a ‘very sad situation.’ The ‘it’ in question is of course the chemical weapons attack…

Rand Paul denounces Trump’s ‘crazy neocons’

March 14, 2018 5:45 pm

President Trump continues to shake up his White House team. As early as tomorrow he plans to name Larry Kudlow,…

With Mike Pompeo as Secretary of State, Trump will be more hawkish

March 13, 2018 1:48 pm

The surprising thing isn’t that Donald Trump fired Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. It is that it took this long.…

At last, an American president grasps the North Korean nettle

March 9, 2018 12:41 pm

Does Donald Trump deserve a Nobel Peace Prize?

Sarah Sanders’ loose lips could capsize the White House

March 9, 2018 7:41 am

There’s a veritable orgy of news coming out of the White House about former porn star Stormy Daniels. The latest…

Red alert: Texas turns blue!

March 6, 2018 9:07 pm

Is Texas, the Lone Star State, about to get a little lonesome for the GOP? There’s been lots of talk…

Christopher Steele comes up Trumps

March 5, 2018 6:37 pm

Crikey! Did the Kremlin put the kibosh on Mitt Romney’s hopes to become Secretary of State in the Trump administration?…

Trump’s polls slump is yuge

February 26, 2018 6:32 pm

With the drop in his poll ratings to around 35 percent, Donald Trump faces a fresh peril. A further erosion…

Is Donald Trump heading for his Monica Lewinsky moment?

February 16, 2018 6:00 pm

The stories about Donald Trump’s sex life keep coming. First, it was Stormy Daniels who stated that she had an…

Obama’s drab portrait is a fitting metaphor for his presidency

February 12, 2018 5:30 pm

Has Barack Obama become a flower child? His new presidential portrait, which is over seven feet high, depicts him on…

Republicans would be wise to listen to Rand Paul before it’s too late

February 9, 2018 6:00 pm

‘I can’t in all good honesty, in all good faith, just look the other way because my party is now…

Trump’s State of the Union address shows he is ready for war. But who with?

January 31, 2018 7:30 am

It was a sound move by Donald Trump to single out the North Korean defector Ji Seong-ho in his first…

Trump’s State of the Union goodwill won’t last long

January 30, 2018 3:30 pm

The real story about Donald Trump’s State of the Union speech today may not be what he says, but that…

Theresa May is back in the President’s Club

January 25, 2018 5:30 pm

Donald Trump is in love again. Theresa May can’t guarantee Trump an effusive welcome if he visits Great Britain and…

Donald Trump will feel right at home in Davos

January 23, 2018 3:30 pm

After a prolonged dry spell, the Donald, to borrow from Billy Bush’s memorable taped remark, has finally scored again. For…

If you think it’s just ‘elites’ complaining about Trump, think again

January 20, 2018 10:30 am

After one year in office, Donald Trump is winning bigly. The stock market is up. North Korea and South Korea…

Donald Trump’s evisceration of Steve Bannon is complete

January 10, 2018 3:00 pm

How the mighty have fallen! Only a year ago, Steve Bannon was being feted as the power behind the Trump…

An Oprah Winfrey bid for the White House should trouble Trump

January 9, 2018 11:00 am

Will the Trump presidency be replaced by the Winfrey one? The hunt is on for a celebrity to take on…

Trump’s latest triumph could easily still end in tears

January 5, 2018 4:30 pm

The most piquant part of Michael Wolff’s gossipy new book, Fire and Fury: Inside The Trump White House, is the…

Steve Bannon’s thirst for revenge is a big worry for Trump

January 3, 2018 3:30 pm

Donald Trump is becoming increasingly unbuttoned. Last night, he tweeted referring to Kim Jong–un that: ‘I too have a Nuclear…

Five things that could go well for Donald Trump in 2018

December 31, 2017 8:00 am

It has not gone unnoticed that a number of commenters to my occasional Spectator blogs harbour keen, if not outright…

Is Donald Trump a new Winston Churchill?

December 27, 2017 6:30 pm

Is Donald Trump a new Winston Churchill? Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee, whose daughter Sarah serves as Trump’s press secretary,…

The desperate struggle of the NeverTrump movement

December 22, 2017 9:00 am

‘We ex-communists are the only people on your side who know what it’s all about’, Arthur Koestler declared in The…

Donald Trump desperately needs some outside help to save his presidency

December 21, 2017 10:00 am

Donald Trump made a big deal about his new National Security Strategy (NSS), touting a new era of stalwart vigilance…