US Politics

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Joe Biden won’t win

August 19, 2019 5:06 am

Don’t bet on the 76-year-old securing the nomination, let alone the presidency

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The inconvenient truth about the El Paso shooter

August 8, 2019 2:05 pm

The motivations of this weekend’s mass shooters have been so partially reported

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Boris Johnson can make Anglo-American relations great again

July 11, 2019 12:11 am

In topsy-turvy Trumpworld, everything is possible

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Trump vs Xi: the new Cold War is hotting up

June 27, 2019 3:18 pm

But America’s new strategy towards China could actually work

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Beto O’Rourke is the big loser in the Democratic debate

June 27, 2019 1:13 am

Fellow Texan Julián Castro meanwhile was polished and eloquent

bad wars

After 30 years of bad wars, who thinks one with Iran will be good?

June 24, 2019 5:04 am

Trump, Bolton, and the pathological cycle of failed conflicts

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Making Centcom great again

June 21, 2019 7:58 am

The threat of war with Iran is actually good news for the US Central Command

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Why won’t the Democrats impeach Trump?

June 12, 2019 11:42 pm

If you can’t find high crimes in the Mueller report, you’re just not looking

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Donald Trump should not stoop to Sadiq Khan’s level 

June 3, 2019 5:12 am

The president’s spats with the London mayor are a silly distraction

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Trump: I’ll ‘go all out’ to offer a trade deal if Brexit talks fail

June 2, 2019 10:09 am

‘We could work on it very, very quickly’

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Barr investigates the investigators

April 11, 2019 4:03 am

The Trump administration’s counter-attack might be bad news for Christopher Steele

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The collusion delusion is over

March 23, 2019 7:35 am

But the political war over Mueller goes on

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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?

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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

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Democrat blood lust has energised Republicans ahead of the midterms

September 27, 2018 5:23 am

Anyone can see the Kavanaugh slanders for what they are: brass-knuckled, any weapon at hand, dirty dealing

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Rod Rosenstein survives another day in Crazytown

September 24, 2018 1:56 pm

The Deputy Attorney General has become the bête noire of House Republicans and Trump’s inner circle is clearly thirsting to oust him

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The pro-Kavanaugh pundits who make him look guilty

September 24, 2018 5:47 am

What won’t help Brett Kavanaugh are the kinds of arguments that many right-leaning commentators have made over the past week in response to Ford’s claims

Donald Trump is wrong about Germany being a ‘captive’ of Russia

July 12, 2018 3:24 pm

“What good is Nato if Germany is paying Russia billions of dollars for gas and energy?” tweeted Donald Trump on…

Could Hillary Clinton take on Donald Trump again?

July 9, 2018 1:56 pm

It’s an outcome that would thrill Donald Trump and his supporters. The “it” is, of course, another Hillary Clinton run…

Trump’s Mideast ‘deal of the century’ turns out to be a big fat nothing burger

July 9, 2018 11:04 am

When Donald Trump promised a ‘deal of the century’ between Israelis and Palestinians, he didn’t mention which century he had…

Does WWE explain Donald Trump’s rise to power?

July 5, 2018 12:50 pm

In May, WWE professional wrestler Kane, whose real name is Glenn Thomas Jacobs, won the Republican primary for mayor in…

Alan Dershowitz is winning in the Trump era

July 4, 2018 2:53 pm

The trials of Alan Dershowitz, who alleges that he is being shunned and ostracised by former friends on Martha’s Vineyard,…

The American left is using children as political weapons

June 20, 2018 8:30 am

What does the American left do when a year of hyperbole about Russian subversion and full-blown fascism in the White…

Welcome to Scripps College – a place of campus craziness

June 16, 2018 11:30 am

What sort of college sanctions a pool party from which white students are banned, and which welcomes members of the…

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…