Patrick Allitt

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Phyllis Schlafly: American feminism's great anti-heroine

10 September 2016 9:00 am

This extraordinarily gifted woman saw off a constitutional amendment on the very verge of its passing, and helped create Reagan's majority

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Is America headed for tyranny? It is when the other side's in charge...

23 August 2014 9:00 am

For the last 50 years Americans have been decrying the increase of presidential power whenever the party they oppose is…

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America’s right still hates Hillary Clinton. And it still can’t stop her

8 February 2014 9:00 am

The American right hates Hillary Clinton as much as ever. But that doesn’t mean they know how to stop her

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Revenge of the Clintons

26 January 2013 9:00 am

Hillary is still the Republicans’ worst nightmare, and she’s not going away

Right thinking

2 June 2012 10:00 am

David Frum has spoken for American conservatism for a generation – now he despairs of it

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Elephant trap

7 January 2012 5:00 pm

The three leading Republican candidates for the US presidential race all look certain to fail

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Travel Extra: Cruise – Breaking the ice

31 December 2011 11:00 am

Alaska is best seen by ship, says Patrick Allitt – just so long as you choose the right season

Preaching to the converted

17 September 2011 12:00 am

Loudly and eccentrically religious candidates represent the Republicans’ best chance of losing to Obama

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At war with the Greeks

8 January 2011 12:00 am

America’s love of the ancient republics has had military consequences in the present

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Get ready for Bush III

18 September 2010 12:00 am

John Ellis ‘Jeb’ Bush insists he doesn’t want to run for president. Don’t believe a word of it

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The great American melting pot

21 April 2010 12:00 am

Americans are panicking again about immigration and the size of their population. But they shouldn’t, says Patrick Allitt. The US remains the greatest assimilator of new peoples

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America the Miserable

20 January 2010 12:00 am

Patrick Allitt says that the infuriating but reassuring can-do spirit that once defined the United States is finally dying out. But what will we all do when it’s gone?