Lessons endure from my polling study of our new Prime Minister, carried out six years ago when he was London’s Mayor.
Posts Tagged: George W. Bush
Ben Roback: Trump’s state visit. Problems abound. But interests – trade, defence, the Special Relationship – endure.
The visit should serve as a timely reminder that the last especially outlasts any individual President or Prime Minister.
At the funeral of the 41st President, George Herbert Walker Bush, he is honoured by the 43rd, George Walker Bush.
Ben Roback: From Presidents 41 to 45 – different backgrounds, different manners, different beliefs, and a different Republican Party
The older Bush was a man of free markets, small government, global engagement…and good manners.
Neil Shastri-Hurst: McCain in America, Mercer here in Britain. It’s time for soldier-statesmen to take the lead.
These men and women offer a solution to a nation and a wider world crying out for leadership. They truly get the concepts of duty, service, and nationhood.
What Parliament’s Security Committee began – and was frustrated by the Government in doing – judges must now complete.
We need America. So we need its President – whether we like him or not. May must not let Macron walk off with Europe’s defence and security leadership.
One take on the President is that behind the flamboyant tweeting is a conventional actor, who knows full well that jaw tweet jaw is better than war tweet war.
May’s audit of ethnic disparities could blight her planned relaunch – and, more importantly, produce policy that sets back social justice rather than takes it forward.
The American President got elected by infuriating the liberals, but is incapable of governing by the same means.
Plus, Karl Rove discusses the differences between running a business and governing.
Graeme Archer: Murdered gays. Banned Jews. But stick to those anti-Trump protests, comrade – and avert your eyes.
Thank God for great European leaders, like Merkel, whose idiosyncratic approach to border control played such an understated role in last year’s Brexit vote.
We propose a compromise.
Trump’s words on NATO and his record to date suggest that we should tear up the rule book.
In political terms, 2016 is turning out to be every bit as important, in historical terms, as 1968.