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What’s in and what’s out: a guide for the politically fashionable in the Trump era

It’s hard to keep up with fashionable political views. Here is a guide for those trying stay one step ahead as we enter the Trump era. Out: Disrespecting election results threatens our democracy.  In: Disruptions to protest the election results. End the electoral college! Out: Challenging Obama’s legitimacy is racist. In: #NotMyPresident Out: Respect my vote. In: Your vote is […]

The rise of Trump – what we got right

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In the aftermath of Trump’s election victory, many are trying to explain and make sense of it. But to readers of Spiked and this blog, his win was not entirely a surprise. We identified the forces behind Trump’s rise that other pundits and analysts today are only just discovering. We didn’t predict his victory, but we […]

Spiked podcast: President Trump: revolter or autocrat?

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In this week’s Spiked podcast, I joined Reason editor Nick Gillespie, lawyer and author Wendy Kaminer, and Spiked’s Ella Whelan to discuss Donald Trump’s victory and the aftermath of the election. You can listen to the podcast here.

Revenge of the deplorables

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Our US correspondent on Trump and the death of the establishment. Read my Spiked article in full here.

Neither Trump nor Clinton

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Our American correspondent on why neither deserves your ballot. Read my spiked article in full here.

Why emailgate matters

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Hillary’s server scandal shows she is careless and entitled. Read my spiked article in full here.

Spiked podcast: After the race to the bottom, Hillary will have no mandate

I spoke to Ella Whelan about the state of the US politics, on the Spiked podcast. You can listen to it here. Ella also speaks with Frank Furedi about his new book, What Happened to the University?, and to Matthew Lesh about Australia’s reaction to Brexit.

Trump and Clinton: how low can they go?

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This is the lamest, sleaziest presidential contest in living memory. Read my spiked article in full here.  

Hillary or Trump? Pick your poison

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The debate showed why both candidates are so unpopular. Read my spiked article in full here.

Trashing the white trash: Hillary and the new bigotry

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Clinton’s attack on “deplorables” reveals an ugly prejudice. Read my spiked article in full here.

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