|Monday 18 November 2013|
|Why JFK still haunts America|
In our cynical, downbeat era, we long for some Kennedy positivity.
|Friday 8 November 2013|
|Let’s debunk the de Blasio myths|
Far from being a socialist, New York City’s new mayor is Bloomberg Take 2.
|Tuesday 22 October 2013|
|Standing up to the new paternalists|
Today's nudging elite poses a threat to our everyday freedoms.
|Monday 14 October 2013|
|Loathed and leaderless in Washington DC|
As the shutdown rumbles on, the depth of America's political crisis becomes clear.
|Thursday 3 October 2013|
|US shutdown: the abdication of the political class|
The shutdown shows how lost and immature US rulers have become.
|Wednesday 14 August 2013|
|Big, bad America, slayed by a communique|
Why's no one talking about the fact-lite, frenzied shutting of US embassies?
|Tuesday 16 July 2013|
|Who’s really promoting |
The pro-Trayvon campaign shows how illiberal ‘anti-racism’ has become.
|Monday 1 July 2013|
|Gay marriage’s echoes of the Cultural Revolution|
Politicians publicly renouncing their former beliefs, the youth raging against the elderly... the SSM campaign has eerie echoes of history.
|Wednesday 22 May 2013|
|Oklahoma: a swirling storm of anti-human prejudice|
As people in Oklahoma heroically dealt with their tornado disaster, observers were busy pinning the blame for it on greedy mankind.
|Tuesday 23 April 2013|
|America declares war on two losers|
Why did the most powerful military nation on Earth freak out over a 19-year-old idiot in a backward baseball cap?
|Friday 1 March 2013|
|Scourge of the elites|
Christopher Lasch was a fearless iconoclast who defied left and right labels. Love him or loathe him, you need to grapple with his ideas if you want to understand today’s big political and moral debates.
|Monday 11 February 2013|
|Israel-bashers: masters of the double standard|
Radicals who protest against the censorship of anti-Israel academics cheer with hypocritical glee when Israeli academics are banned.
|Wednesday 23 January 2013|
|The inauguration of illiberal liberalism|
President Obama’s inaugural speech confirmed that he plans to keep waging an elite Culture War against ‘backward’ values.
|Wednesday 9 January 2013|
|Newtown: ‘a 9/11 |
for gun control’?
Both liberals and the right responded to the dreadful Sandy Hook massacre by denigrating liberty.
|Thursday 3 January 2013|
|A bad cliffhanger|
The US 'fiscal cliff' talks were depicted as a tense dash to save America, but in truth all the big questions were left out.
|Wednesday 14 November 2012|
|America: the decline of politics, the rise of tribes|
Bush was booed for chasing after the votes of certain racial and cultural groups. Obama is cheered for doing the exact same thing.
|Wednesday 7 November 2012|
|A small victory in a small campaign|
Barack Obama has returned to the White House following one of the most acrimonious, negative and ideas-free campaigns in living memory.
|Wednesday 31 October 2012|
|Hurricane Sandy: a political storm|
Pundits’ exploitation of Sandy to big up Barack Obama shows how desperate they have become.
|Tuesday 16 October 2012|
|Never mind Big Bird. |
Where are the Big Ideas?
After expending all his energies demonising his opponent, Obama lost the TV debate because the truth emerged: Romney is not actually evil.
|Tuesday 2 October 2012|
|Obama and the end of great expectations|
In 2008, Obama won by exciting and raising people’s expectations. In 2012, he hopes to win by lowering them.