US Politics

Why are we rolling out the red carpet for one of North Korea’s most brutal men?

May 31, 2018 4:11 am

Kim Yong-chol is believed to have ordered the sinking of a South Korean ship, killing 46.

Rudy Giuliani is turning the Mueller probe on its head

May 30, 2018 6:41 pm

Trump is resurgent as the prospect of a collusion case seems dimmer than ever.

Disney is considerably more repulsive than Roseanne

May 29, 2018 9:04 pm

Of course her tweet was in bad taste. So what?

Donald Trump and the art of the conspiracy theory

May 29, 2018 6:34 pm

From the White House, the president offers what amount to daily lessons in the objurgatory arts.

Sympathy for the devil: Doesn’t Harvey Weinstein deserve pity, too?

May 29, 2018 6:03 pm

His attitude to sex must have been warped by the superabundance of opportunity.

How Trumpworld really works

May 26, 2018 10:29 am

The Trump campaign often appeared too chaotic to have been engaged in a treasonous conspiracy with the Kremlin. ‘We couldn’t…

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What does Ronan Farrow want next?

May 25, 2018 8:12 pm

The ‘Hollywood prince who torched the castle’ is to this decade what Samantha Power was to the last

Meet Orbannon — the hottest couple in populism right now…

May 25, 2018 6:53 pm

Steve Bannon and Viktor Orban snapped together in Hungarian Parliament.

For your eyes only: A short history of Democrat-spy collusion

May 25, 2018 5:56 pm

How highly placed members of one administration mobilised the intelligence services to undermine their successors.

Spectator Books: Behold, America

May 25, 2018 11:01 am

Is the “American Dream”, as Donald Trump claims, dead? Is “America First” a policy of national pride or a dogwhistle…

What happens when you give Steve Bannon a platform? Fascinating television, apparently

May 24, 2018 8:31 pm

The BBCs segment with the former White House strategist wasnt a gotcha interview and it was the better for it.

Trump is having a very loud public meltdown – all thanks to Michael Cohen

May 24, 2018 7:46 pm

Between Ukraine and his associate Evgeny Freidman, its heating up for the president's former lawyer.

Donald Trump goes on the warpath with North Korea

May 24, 2018 3:15 pm

So much for the “World Peace” that Donald Trump bragged he would create at the June 12 Singapore summit. In…

Did Ukraine bribe its way into the White House?

May 23, 2018 5:20 pm

Michael Cohen's Kiev connection could spell more trouble for his former boss.

The sorry state of Trump’s affairs

May 23, 2018 1:53 pm

At home and abroad, the President is suddenly beleaguered

Mike Pompeo doesn’t know how Iran works

May 21, 2018 9:09 pm

In his first speech, the Secretary of State seemed more confused than competent.

Trump is getting ‘schlonged’ by America’s enemies

May 21, 2018 3:46 pm

So much for the Nobel Peace Prize that Donald Trump said “everyone thinks” he should receive. The New York Times…

CNN is struggling in the age of Trump. Really struggling.

May 21, 2018 10:27 am

Donald Trump is certainly right about one thing: CNN is failing. Its primetime lineup gets walloped by Fox News and MSNBC…

Why America First beats the party of Bernie Sanders

May 21, 2018 10:07 am

As the mid-terms approach, the Democrats are divided and dwindling. The GOP's hand is getting stronger.

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Trump’s ZTE talks have Congress wondering if he’s putting America first

May 18, 2018 10:19 pm

Finally House Republicans are standing up to the president  and all it took was a Chinese phone company.

Justin Trudeau embraced viewpoint diversity in his NYU commencement speech

May 18, 2018 8:44 pm

The Canadian Prime Minister told some of the most liberal students in America about the courage to open themselves to another conviction.

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How the British royal family became a very American obsession

May 18, 2018 12:16 am

The nuptials of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle show the depth of American royalism.

Silicon Valley has entered the culture war to ‘make the world a better place’

May 17, 2018 8:42 pm

By ceasing its promotion of R. Kelly and XXXTentacion's music, Spotify aims to show its users that they are headed towards the moral promised land.

Is Donald Trump really bonkers?

May 17, 2018 7:02 pm

John Kelly, the White House Chief of Staff, has a way with words. During the invasion of Iraq in 2003…

Why do powerful men love to be spanked?

May 17, 2018 6:39 pm

Spanking is back in the news. Le vice anglais was meant to be a dying art — a vestige of…