It was an election that had something for everyone. And one that therefore leaves the future uncertain.
Posts Tagged: USA
It should be easier to call local referendums in the UK. Politics is too important to be left to the politicians.
The President is a cut-price Andrew Jackson, a touchy, uneducated, intuitive patriot ready at a moment’s provocation to get into a fight.
Ben Roback: Trump’s ratings are improving – but the midterm elections could block his legislative agenda
Four key states, three house districts and two top governors’ races to watch as November 8 approaches.
The Conservative Party’s Vice Chair for International tells me about his priorities in the role.
Daniel Hannan: Kavanaugh may be guilty. But justice demands that his confirmation should take place.
The presumption of innocence should not be some empty piety. A nasty aspect of politics is that this principle is reversed when the headlines are bad enough.
Our treaty would be the most comprehensive ever. And it rests on mutual recognition, not top-down standardisation.
Ben Roback: So far, there is little sign of Trump’s promised ‘Deal of the Century’ in the Middle East
Delivering on his campaign promise to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and move the US embassy accordingly hasn’t helped.
Anyone claiming the UK can negotiate meaningful free trade deals while locking itself into the EU rulebook is propagating a delusion.
In the age of fake news, sub-tweets and gaslighting, the Arizona senator stood out as a pillar of a bygone political era.
Accepting the Liberty Medal last year, he described his gratitude to be “a bit player in the extraordinary story of America”.
He served his country – and its allies – honourably.
Europe has no Madisons to make the case for federalism, while the Leavers patronise us by pretending that leaving is without risk.
All things considered, all roads point to a Democratic majority in the House of Representatives come November.
Forget delusions of grandeur, memories of empire, or fantasies of running an EU superstate – let’s focus on setting a good example.