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Articles (2017 onwards)

2018

The limits of Trumpism. He got a bloody nose in the Midterms. But he wasn't knocked out. Spiked, 7 November 2018.

No, Trump is not "erasing" trans people. Defending the biological reality of sex should be welcomed in these confused times. Spiked, 26 October 2018.

The Kavanaugh aftermath: what we learned. Liberal values must be defended anew. Spiked, 8 October 2018.

"I believe" - an irrational cry. The bottom line is: there is no evidence against Brett Kavanaugh. Spiked, 1 October 2018.

#MeToo is poisoning American politics. Unsubstantiated allegations are now used as weapons. Spiked, 25 September 2018.

Trump and his ‘best people’. You can only defeat Donald Trump in the court of public opinion. Spiked, 22 August 2018.

A new socialist America? Calm down Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez comes off more as elitist than radical. Spiked, 27 July 2018.

The truth about Trump’s child-migrant policy. It is wrong, cynical and harsh – but it isn’t Nazism. Spiked, 20 June 2018.

Blue Waves and Impeachment? Dream on, Democrats. The Democrats’ mistake: embracing an elitist politics of identity. Spiked, 31 May 2018.

One year on: the real problem with Trump. No, he isn’t a tyrant. But he is seriously degrading political life. Spiked, 22 January 2018

2017

The year Trumpism died. 2017 made clear that Trump is no champion of the forgotten man. Spiked, 22 December 2017.

The Flynn flip isn’t all it seems. And this unchecked investigation is a danger to democracy. Spiked, 7 December 2017.

#MeToo is a menace to democratic politics. Now Washington is falling to this puritan panic. Spiked, 23 November 2017.

Calm down, Democrats – your troubles aren’t over. Dems did well this week, but they’re still in disarray. Spiked, 9 November 2017.

Hillary is what happened. Her snobby, deluded book proves she has no one to blame but herself. Spiked, 15 September 2017.

We need more Texas attitude and less PC. Texans’ heroic response to Hurricane Harvey has been inspiring. Spiked, 31 August 2017.

After Charlottesville: stand up to racial thinking. The far right must be challenged, but not with identity politics. Spiked, 15 August 2017.

The Google memo and the new blacklisting. When did it become acceptable to sack someone for expressing an opinion? Spiked, 9 August 2017.

The Mooch: a bit part in the Trump soap opera. The past week proved Trump is more than capable of humiliating himself. Spiked, 1 August 2017.

Don Jr: more idiot than mastermind. No, Trump Jr’s Russian meeting is not proof of a conspiracy. Spiked, 13 July 2017.

Paris: it’s not the end of the world. We need a serious debate about climate change, not anti-Trump fearmongering. Spiked, 5 June 2017.

Remove Trump and you remove democracy. He’s a bad president, but the elitist agitation against him is worse. Spiked, 23 May 2017.

The lessons of the Rebecca Tuvel witch‑hunt. Let’s learn from this ugly, censorious mobbing. Spiked, 11 May 2017.

Hillary’s sour grapes. Stop looking for someone to blame for your defeat — it was your fault. Spiked, 4 May 2017.

100 days of anti-Trump hysteria. The Trump administration is a joke, but so is ‘the Resistance’. Spiked, 28 April 2017.

The Trumpcare fail shows Trump isn’t evil – just useless. Both Trump and ‘the Resistance’ stand exposed by this debacle. Spiked, 28 March 2017.

The Trump tax bombshell that wasn’t. Rachel Maddow drifts farther into conspiracy-theory territory. Spiked, 16 March 2017.

The Russia frenzy gripping Washington. All sides in US politics now make wild, conspiratorial claims. Spiked, 10 March 2017.

Obama is not your saviour. Sean Collins on the cult of Obama and the crisis of American politics. Spiked, 17 January 2017.

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