US Politics

The myth of the transformative election

November 17, 2018 7:30 am

The midterms follow a predictable pattern, which offers no guide to presidential contests. Why pretend otherwise?

Election recounts are a sign of a healthy democracy

November 17, 2018 7:11 am

Americans are more eager than ever to get results right

Donald Trump is the best thing to happen to Jim Acosta

November 16, 2018 2:29 pm

The CNN man gets to amplify his role as victim of a nefarious administration

Leading Brexiteers in DC to talk US-UK free trade agreement

November 16, 2018 1:19 pm

As Theresa May’s government crumbles, David Davis and Owen Paterson make their move

Melania Trump: America’s Iron First Lady

November 15, 2018 6:36 am

Did the President’s wife break the glass ceiling?

In Democratic circles, anti-Semitism is becoming normal

November 14, 2018 12:24 pm

I am of two minds about where our country’s new flirtation with socialism is heading

It’s the Ocasio-Cortez party now — Nancy Pelosi is just leading it

November 14, 2018 3:31 am

Pelosi will most likely keep the speaker’s gavel. But she is being left behind by the new-look Democratic Party

The demented, disgusting lust for Beto O’Rourke on social media

November 13, 2018 3:27 pm

Stop objectifying the poor man

What cost a Creepy Porn Lawyer?

November 13, 2018 3:22 pm

The man who supposedly called Tucker Carlson’s 19-year-old daughter a ‘whore’ is Michael Avenatti’s new client

Mr Cohen comes to Washington

November 13, 2018 9:11 am

Michael Cohen has given 80 hours of testimony to prosecutors, not 50, as hitherto reported. Clearly, Trump’s former lawyer has a lot to get off his chest

Why Donald Trump is right about California’s fires

November 13, 2018 9:10 am

Sorry Neil Young, but better forest management would help control the blazes

Nothing but 70 seconds of Donald Trump singing the Green Acres theme with Megan Mullally

November 13, 2018 8:19 am

Trump finally puts the ‘soil’ into a ‘blood and soil administration’

Donald Trump, Democratic president?

November 12, 2018 12:30 pm

Trump should go back to his roots with Chuck and Nancy

Beware the Trumpy Bear

November 12, 2018 12:14 pm

This advert will truly give you paws for thought

Trump had an opportunity to redefine American foreign policy. He blew it

November 12, 2018 10:20 am

President Trump ought to have used his Saturday platform to tell Europeans what an awful idea American intervention in World War One really was

The Democratic hype around Beto O’Rourke 2020 smacks of desperation

November 12, 2018 7:01 am

The Democrats have yet to adapt to a political world where Obama is no longer the big, bright sun of the political universe

The clash between Macron and Trump

November 12, 2018 5:08 am

It’s no good the French president warning against the rise of nationalism without addressing the causes

Governor-elect Gavin Newsom’s baptism by fire in California

November 11, 2018 6:20 am

Difficult politics amid the flames of Ventura County

Peter Navarro slams Wall Streeters as ‘foreign agents’ hindering the White House

November 10, 2018 10:48 am

Factionalism within the White House itself and in-fighting over Washington’s China policy was on full display

Trump: leader of America, master of English

November 10, 2018 8:33 am

Finding the words to explain Trump’s language

The Statue of Liberty is a deeply sinister icon

November 9, 2018 5:50 pm

Sentinel: The Unlikely Origins of the Statue of Liberty by Francesca Lidia Viano reviewed

Trump dodges tough questions by feigning forgetfulness

November 9, 2018 4:12 pm

Does the President know Matt Whitaker?

How Trump wins the Rust Belt again in 2020

November 9, 2018 3:56 pm

It’s time to ditch the Paul Ryan legislative agenda and play nice with Nancy

Wig-snatching and ‘hate crime’ in Hollywood

November 9, 2018 2:53 pm

In the end a judge will finally decide whether the wig-snatcher of North Hollywood was acting on anti-Semitic impulses