US Politics


The need to concede

November 10, 2020 11:55 am

Contesting the fundamentals of democracy takes all Americans down a dark, perilous spiral


Joe Biden and the weaponization of Ireland

November 10, 2020 8:42 am

The President-elect’s Irish games could seriously harm Anglo-Irish relations


Pfizer U-turns at warp speed

November 9, 2020 2:37 pm

They struck a $1.95 billion deal with the Trump administration in July


The Democrats’ civil war begins

November 9, 2020 1:27 pm

The more the Democrats turn on each other, the faster the public will turn away from them


The spectacularly timed Pfizer vaccine announcement

November 9, 2020 12:18 pm

Why did the company’s discussions with the FDA result in the 32-case interim analysis being dropped?

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The collapse of American progressivism

November 9, 2020 9:12 am

It’s hard to find a left-wing champion who outran Biden in their district

Will the Pfizer vaccine live up to the hype?

November 9, 2020 9:11 am

Any vaccine that proves partly effective will be welcomed with open arms by a world which largely remains in lockdown or semi-lockdown


The cowardice of an ‘anti-fascist’ video game company

November 9, 2020 7:35 am

Cancel culture’s defenders pretend they only go after powerful targets


How will the Trump presidency end?

November 8, 2020 4:00 pm

Five very possible scenarios

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Was the Green party’s ballot exclusion significant?

November 8, 2020 3:27 pm

If Stein’s 2016 vote totals were subtracted from Biden’s in 2020, his current leads in Wisconsin and Pennsylvania would evaporate


Deplorables don’t riot

November 8, 2020 10:15 am

Trump supporters have not resorted to unDemocratic tactics

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Joe Biden: let this grim era of demonization in America begin to end

November 7, 2020 9:18 pm

Read the President-elect’s victory speech here


Trump should concede — with a caveat

November 7, 2020 4:21 pm

There are four conditions Trump should insist upon


The Republicans’ nightmare in Georgia

November 7, 2020 10:40 am

If the Trump meltdown drags out until January, it will have a big impact on upscale, high-turnout swing voters in the Atlanta suburbs

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Why I voted Biden

November 7, 2020 10:27 am

Biden’s very dullness could restore a sense of order

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Why did Florida’s Cubans vote for Trump?

November 7, 2020 10:04 am

Because Republicans made the effort

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Why Trump lost

November 6, 2020 8:49 pm

Four key reasons


The last days of Donald Trump

November 6, 2020 3:15 pm

The President cannot go quietly


Richard Nixon took the high road in 1960. Donald Trump should now

November 6, 2020 2:58 pm

The striking similarities between the elections of 1960 and 2020


Berlin is banking on Biden

November 6, 2020 12:48 pm

Chancellor Merkel and her German officials have been put off by Trump’s erratic behavior


Britain may benefit from a Biden presidency

November 6, 2020 12:37 pm

Biden fiercely opposed Brexit and those around him, like many on the American left, look to London and see a mini-Trump

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Joe Biden wins the presidency

November 6, 2020 10:37 am

The Democratic candidate has won Pennsylvania and therefore the White House


The subtle sexism of ‘feminist’ Democrats

November 6, 2020 10:27 am

If you claim to be an ally to women, try to understand those who don’t share your views


Who’s excited about a Biden presidency?

November 6, 2020 9:17 am

Almost nobody

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Trump doubles down on unfounded electoral fraud claims

November 5, 2020 10:11 pm

His remarks further complicate an already messy election