His critics generally ignore the nation as it is, and keep their eyes fixed on the nation as it ought to be.
Posts Tagged: Ronald Reagan
David Lidington: There’s no alternative to our American alliance. But we also need a new strategic relationship with our European allies.
A lot can be done through NATO structures like the Northern Group that brings together its members and partner countries.
Mark Francois: Tempting though it may be to stage one, Johnson should avoid a Love Actually moment with Biden
European defence budgets only go so far, and ultimately we need the Anglo-American link.
America 2) Michael Fabricant: No, the United States isn’t withdrawing from its role abroad. We’ve been here before and it will be back.
The current social conflicts in the US are actually a strength, a sign of a society that is constantly striving to better itself.
For over half a century he championed American conservatism, and helped develop the movement’s organisational skills.
The United States has little choice but to recognise that vaccination is the only way out of this Covid-19 nightmare.
Andrew Gimson’s PMQs sketch: See the incredible rejuvenating effects of “Tory sleaze” on dejected Lefties
Johnson declined to look in the slightest bit abashed, and instead offered, as an inspiring example, the recapture of the Falkland Islands.
The fundamental premise of Trumpism, namely that globalisation is bad for ordinary people, is false.
Ryan Bourne: A British overspill from America’s result. Why the debate on the right over economics will now intensify.
Stateside narratives have a tendency to be imported into UK politics – one of the knock-on effects of this messy Presidential election outcome.
In that sense, his speech could easily have been given by a much more fitting figure for the Ditchley Foundation: Tony Blair.
With benefit claims reaching 2.8 million in May, the Government needs its next bout of economic innovation
Troubling statistics from the Office for National Statistics show how close waves of mass unemployment are.
If, that is, interest rates carry on at rock bottom rates. But we have to take a chance on growing our way out of this crisis.
Ministers can carry on trying, through the British Business Bank or directly, to push on this Gordian Knot – or slice through it.
Mind you, Reagan had a riposte when he was once compared to a younger candidate…
The authors of a new book trace the enduring influence of American Puritanism, and explain how the President appeals to it.