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Posts Tagged: Donald Trump
The difficulties the Government has had with Apple and its contact tracing app demonstrates the need to break up power in big tech.
Three million of them are unlikely to pitch up here, but government must plan for all eventualities – and support for its plan wouldn’t survive a mass influx.
Ben Roback: When masks become memes: The partisan political climate has hurt America’s fight against coronavirus
There is still time for the president to show leadership on this issue, but the window of opportunity is narrowing.
Charlotte Leslie: A defining test looms abroad for post-Brexit Britain. Will we act if Netanyahu annexes part of the West Bank?
Or will Britain trade in its global reputation for lawfulness in exchange for keeping Trump sweet for trade?
Garvan Walshe: How will Netanyahu – the world’s greatest political escapologist – get out of this latest trap?
Trump’s Middle East peace plan has left the Prime Minister of Israel in severe diplomatic difficulties. But there may be a way out.
Ben Roback: Why America’s election may turn on jobs, immigration, abortion and China – not race, policing, justice and riots
Trump has shown a rare flash of flexibility in signing a police reform executive order, breaking a hitherto narrow commitment to law enforcement.
Iain Dale: Gandhi was racist against black Africans. So by the rioters’ own reasoning, his statue should come tumbling down.
Plus: Ferguson’s evidence, two metres distance, Desmond’s donation, Jenrick’s response.
The PM’s critics treat him as a disgraceful person, who consorts with other disgraceful people. He indicates that they’re a lot of prosy, anti-American prigs.
“But boy, you sure don’t want these poor business owners getting hurt. People get hurt. As you know, we’ve had… law enforcement have lost their life.”
Iain Dale: The EU’s insipid response to China’s Hong Kong aggression. Another reason to be glad we’re leaving.
Plus: Trump. Racist, divisive, narcissistic. I can say that – but Johnson can’t. And: the return of the #virtuesignallingtastic Gardiner.
Garvan Walshe: America’s military leaders are ready to resist illegal orders from the country’s rogue President. How has it come to this?
Trump seems to be modelling himself on Richard Nixon. But he’s more like segregationalist George Wallace.
Professor Chris Whitty has refused to downgrade the Covid-19 threat to Level 3 – despite the fact the UK is easing lockdown.
The ongoing question of race in America poses an existential threat to the very principle of American exceptionalism on which the country was built.
American liberals have a fervent belief in equality, and will do everything they can for the American people short of spending any time with them.