At peak hubris, presidential candidate Hillary Clinton had not held a press conference in 278 days. There was a plea of ignorance from the media at the time — “we didn’t realize it had been so long!” but that was about the extent of the criticism aimed at the 2016 loser. It has been around 30 days […]
Kassam in Daily Caller: Thanks To The Shutdown, Americans Have Found Out They Don’t Need Part Of The Government
America’s government shutdown isn’t a public relations win for the country, but to channel President Trump when he responded to Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez calling him a racist: “Who cares?” Trump has never cared about what may seem embarrassing; he has cared about long-term goals. An added bonus to the shutdown? A number of U.S. officials […]
Did you hear the one about the failed presidential candidate who took to the pages of The Washington Post to lecture someone in his own party who actually won? If you haven’t yet, you soon will, because former Massachusetts Gov. Willard “Mitt” Romney is back in Washington, trying once again to advise his party — presumably on how […]
Now, after Brexit has been voted for (though not yet enacted), the party finds itself in a real existential crisis.
April 2018 saw the 50 year anniversary of one of the most incendiary and contentious speeches British politics has ever known. Enoch Powell MP’s intervention became known as the “Rivers of Blood” speech, and was widely misinterpreted by Britain’s political establishment. Powell was cast aside and repeatedly misrepresented and pilloried for his views on immigration. […]
The Boris Johnson Burka row has raged much longer than it should have. It is almost becoming boring. Yes, I’m getting tired of winning. But like any semi-competent writer, I can still squeeze the last drops of juice from this festering orange of pseudo-shock and intimidatory outrage. One of the recent protests against Boris — in his constituency and […]
America is a nation obsessed with political approval ratings like no other. But the U.S. media seems ignorant to the fact that President Trump is currently one of the most popular leaders of a major Western nation in the world today. Guffaw if you like, but those who are both regarded and regard themselves as […]