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In his new book, John Lloyd makes the case for maintaining the Act of Union of 1707, and exposes the dark passions which motivate the SNP.
The President belittles the state governors, whose role in tackling the virus is important, instead of making common cause with them.
Johnson’s task is to hire the right people and back them as long as they are getting things done, no matter who they offend in the process.
But there were a couple of moments of levity – though both men agreed that this is no time for it.
We’re urged to revive the spirit of the Blitz. But the Britain of World War Two didn’t always pull together.
“Winston Churchill is a bastard” – criticism, scrutiny and vulgar abuse are part of living in a free country.
A book which sees the ultra-liberals as a threat. But doesn’t recognise that they’re not having it all their own way.
The Conservative victory in the general election of 2019, on a promise to Get Brexit Done, was a crushing defeat for them.
To the astonishment of those who see him as an incorrigible buffoon, the Prime Minister looked and sounded unremittingly sombre.
Nation states can act decisively when they wish to do so: the EU seems paralysed.
The Government has a new star.
Ed West describes in his new book how the Left has established “a moral monopoly”. It describes the mentality of a Tory who will not be imprisoned in a system.
Writing brief lives of America’s Presidents taught me that Trump is far from being the first outlandish one
Historians concentrate on such great men as Washington, Jefferson and Lincoln, and ignore the more Trumpian figures who reached the White House.
Corbyn refused to pull together.
Javid’s resignation statement contained jokes but also warnings. “I’m a low-tax Conservative,” he said, and the Treasury “is the only tax-cutting ministry”.
Profile: Robert Buckland, the Lord Chancellor who stands between the judges…and the wrath of the Brexiteers
The latter will make much of the Government’s Constitution, Democracy & Rights Commission – promised in the Conservative Manifesto.