US Politics

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

WATCH: Bigfoot stomps all over Congressman Erik Paulsen

September 20, 2018 11:44 am

A new political ad out of Minnesota is as searing – and side-splitting – as any in years

The trouble with American universities: I talk to Jamie Kirchick

September 19, 2018 12:53 pm

Life’n’Arts podcast with the Brookings Institute fellow running for a seat on Yale’s board

Actually, Donald Trump is a free trade hero

September 18, 2018 6:31 pm

Just speak to businessmen rather than the media

Why Steve Bannon’s fireside chat with The Economist is so grimly watchable

September 18, 2018 2:13 pm

It appears that to allow Bannon to make any point (let alone win it) would be to risk the total and utter death of Zanny Minton Beddoes

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

Status Cuomo in New York

September 18, 2018 9:44 am

...in the land the Democrats forgot

With Christine Blasey Ford, the Democrats have descended to new lows in politicising justice

September 17, 2018 10:18 am

They tried the same thing when they wheeled out Anita Hill during the hearings on Clarence Thomas

If Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination collapses, so might the GOP

September 17, 2018 4:06 am

Left-wing foes of Republican judicial philosophy would be encouraged by the GOP’s humiliation

The curious case of Ron Unz

September 15, 2018 12:10 pm

The former publisher of The American Conservative is a case study in contrarianism gone haywire

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.

Never mind Paul Manafort, the Mueller inquiry is the biggest scandal in US history

September 14, 2018 3:58 pm

Mueller’s activities are meant primarily to intimidate, pressure, and co-opt associates of Donald Trump in order to convince them to bear witness against him

Boris Johnson summons the spirit of Churchill in Washington DC

September 14, 2018 5:15 am

‘The last thing we want is for us, the Brits, having made a momentous decision, to be drawn back into the tractor beam of Brussels.’

When did Senate Judiciary Committee hearings become an audition process for a presidential bid?

September 13, 2018 1:56 pm

Hearings have always been barbed partisan affairs

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

Andrew Cuomo’s last chance saloon in Buffalo

September 12, 2018 1:16 pm

The New York governor makes a trip out west and tries to talk tough to Trump

The case for a conservative labour movement

September 12, 2018 8:14 am

A labour movement that cooperates with conservatism would broaden the benefits of a strong stock market and reduce the drive to radicalism

What Trump hath wrought

September 12, 2018 6:57 am

Thanks to Trump, the Republicans are facing a grim electoral landscape

Will Cruz lose?

September 12, 2018 6:34 am

Tipping point for Ted

Are Trump’s tumbling poll numbers behind his latest tweet spree?

September 11, 2018 9:42 am

A mere 32 per cent of voters told Quinnipiac that they believe the President is honest

FBI questioned fringe Twitter ‘ironist’ Kantbot in March

September 10, 2018 11:32 am

He describes himself as a ‘respected artist and ironist, persecuted by the government’

Julia Salazar’s identity politics

September 10, 2018 7:37 am

There aren’t many situations in which identifying as a Jewish Latina immigrant socialist would give you a competitive advantage

What the Deep Throat State just swallowed

September 8, 2018 3:08 am

The New York Times’s op-ed confirms everything the President has said about his enemies.

For President Trump, things are going from plaid to worse

September 7, 2018 1:17 pm

From Bob Woodward, to the New York Times, and now Plaid Shirt Guy, The Donald is getting it from all angles

Liberals blew the 2016 election when they lost their compassion

September 7, 2018 12:03 pm

The New Class patronised the poor, whereas Trump listened