Freddy Gray

Freddy Gray is deputy editor of The Spectator. He was formerly literary editor of The American Conservative.


Trump or Clinton: who should you put your money on?

1 October 2016 8:00 am

He can’t win, can he? Really? The unthinkable idea of President Donald J. Trump is becoming a very real possibility.…

Lost for words

24 September 2016 9:00 am

It’s a bewildering life being a media Catholic, says Freddy Gray


The power of Hillary hate

1 September 2016 4:00 am

Never underestimate Hillary’s ability to make people hate her


Donald Trump is Making America Crazy Again

23 July 2016 9:00 am

Is civilised society breaking down, or does it just look like that from Donald Trump’s convention?


Will Brexit be Britain’s antidote to The Donald?

2 July 2016 9:00 am

Is Donald Trump an idiot or a genius or a mad idiot genius? He seems driven by some demented force…

Trump on tour

Trump’s train wreck: how the Donald is derailing his own campaign

18 June 2016 9:00 am

The Donald is doing a brilliant job of derailing his own campaign


Why even the bookies love Leicester City

21 May 2016 9:00 am



It’s not just Donald Trump, the right is tearing itself apart everywhere

30 April 2016 9:00 am

Conservatism is having a nervous breakdown


Why I’m betting on Brexit

5 March 2016 9:00 am



Donald Trump's angry America

5 March 2016 9:00 am

Welcome to Trump’s America, where greed is great and viciousness beautiful

Youth on his side (Photo: Getty)

How Bernie Sanders stole Hillary Clinton’s youth vote

13 February 2016 9:00 am

They’re both very old, but Sanders won the youth vote

Rubio? Really? (Photo: Getty)

Sorry establishment Republicans, The Donald isn’t dead yet

6 February 2016 9:00 am

If Donald Trump had won in Iowa on Monday night, everybody would still be saying what a brilliant candidate he…


The absent Donald Trump didn’t lose last night — which probably means he wins

29 January 2016 7:37 am

So, did Donald Trump outfox Fox? Shunning the crunch TV debate four days before the opening Iowa caucuses, setting up…


Donald Trump offers only gloom, insults and arrogance - and America loves him for it

23 January 2016 9:00 am

‘The Donald’ is winning because he is angrier than his rivals

(Photo: Getty)

In defence of Jeremy Corbyn

28 November 2015 9:00 am

The Labour leader’s line on Syria is more principled and more forward-looking than the Prime Minister’s


How I made my own pear cider: it’s called Fred’s Perry

28 November 2015 9:00 am

How Freddy Gray turned garden windfalls into drinkable fizz

High Oil Prices Continue To Drive Gas Prices Steadily Upwards

Political betting in the age of Jeremy Corbyn

3 October 2015 9:00 am

The Speculator


Inside Camp Lebedev

26 September 2015 9:00 am

Is Evgeny Lebedev the saviour of print journalism, asks Freddy Gray — or just a socialite let loose with daddy’s chequebook?


The hottest tipster in golf

23 May 2015 9:00 am

The Speculator


Hold your nose and bet on Team Ed

7 March 2015 9:00 am

The Speculator


How the NHS silenced a whistleblowing doctor

3 January 2015 9:00 am

Pity the healthcare professionals who dare to speak out about NHS problems


How I joined the gym cult

22 November 2014 9:00 am

When Freddy Gray was signed up for ‘the best workout in the world’, he was sure he wouldn’t be impressed. So what happened?

Big Issue seller Steven jokes as he sell

Is the Social Economy boom just too good to be true?

8 November 2014 9:00 am

The Speculator


Britain’s demographic timebomb (and how to profit from it)

13 September 2014 9:00 am

Demography is destiny, they say, and if that’s the case then Britain’s future looks wrinkled and grey. Today, one in…