US Politics

scruton

‘A perfect knight’: Remembering Roger Scruton

January 16, 2020 8:59 am

Tributes from William Shawcross, Daniel Hannan, Jonathan Aitken, David Matthews and more

favor

What does ‘do us a favor’ mean?

January 16, 2020 3:14 am

It would be interesting to hear from Parnas and from Giuliani, from Hyde and from Bolton

trade war

There’s a long way to go before Trump can declare victory in his trade war

January 15, 2020 8:03 pm

The goodwill signaled by China’s concessions is perhaps more important than the concessions themselves

impeachment

Trump must be unsettled by the impeachment developments

January 15, 2020 5:25 pm

Giuliani apparently wants to be part of Trump’s legal defense team, but it doesn’t seem likely that he’ll make the cut

vote

Poll: 85 percent would vote for Trump to keep Meghan and Harry out of the US

January 15, 2020 2:10 pm

Will the Manchurian Markle swing the 2020 election for Trump?

iowa

In Iowa, Democrats tell farmers no new jobs until Greta Thunberg is happy

January 15, 2020 5:12 am

Another truly awful Democratic debate

warren sanders hillary clinton

Warren’s dirty trick against Bernie proves she’s the new Hillary

January 14, 2020 4:27 pm

Smearing Sanders as a sexist shows the Massachusetts senator’s true stripes

vince vaughn

Vince Vaughn owes me a colon cleanse

January 14, 2020 1:15 pm

Your foul and reckless actions have caused my intestines to spasm

cardi b

The Cardi B kongressional kandicacy

January 14, 2020 12:38 pm

What she’d run on, where she should run and how she could win

sanders

Bernie Sanders is back — and Donald Trump is delighted

January 14, 2020 6:30 am

In the last week, Bernie’s detractors have been coming out in droves

money

Progressives should now admit their outrage about ‘money in politics’ is confected

January 13, 2020 9:27 am

It used to be that a billionaire openly giving a giant contribution would raise some ire

de niro

Is he talking to us?

January 13, 2020 8:46 am

De Niro should live up to his movie characters and stop his knee-jerk dissing of Donald Trump

middle east messs

The Middle East mess has nothing to do with Donald Trump

January 13, 2020 8:04 am

On every count, other than creating permanent war, the Bush Doctrine failed

Sir Roger Scruton

Roger Scruton’s death impoverishes us all

January 12, 2020 2:52 pm

Dominic Green recalls his September 2018 conversation with the late philosopher

oil price hike

Why trouble in the Middle East no longer means an oil price hike

January 11, 2020 9:14 am

America is less dependent on the oil that comes out of the Middle East than at any point in modern times

lose

How to lose votes and bore people

January 10, 2020 11:54 am

Impeachment and the Democratic primary are the two weakest plot lines of The Donald Trump Show

qasem

Eliminating Qasem Soleimani was Donald Trump’s Middle East farewell letter

January 9, 2020 2:23 pm

President Trump’s opponents cannot forgive him his victories. But it has become increasingly clear that it doesn’t matter

lindsey graham

Few have ‘empowered’ Iran more than Lindsey Graham

January 9, 2020 2:02 pm

Graham accused Mike Lee and Rand Paul of ‘empowering’ Iran

world war three

World War Three? No, this was about Trump’s second term

January 9, 2020 8:35 am

Most people do not share the leftish view that Iran and the US are equivalent as nation states in their capacity to do bad things

iran

Iran no longer alone

January 9, 2020 5:34 am

The American strategy of isolating and dividing Tehran has just been exploded

polls

Polls apart

January 8, 2020 10:45 pm

The modern pollster tends to be in love with his model. Hence his predictions tend to confirm the model rather than pull back the curtain on other contingencies

endless

How to end endless wars

January 8, 2020 12:40 pm

If politicians really wanted to ‘support the troops’, they’d introduce mandatory national service

tulsi

Time for Tulsi

January 8, 2020 9:27 am

Candidate Gabbard’s platform has never looked more apt

improvisational

‘So far, so good’ — the madness in Trump’s method

January 8, 2020 7:39 am

The administration’s eagerness to play down Iran’s missile strikes smacks of desperation

de-escalation al asad iran

So much for de-escalation

January 7, 2020 7:56 pm

Iran targets US base in Iraq with rockets