Freddy Gray

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

So far so good with my racing punts... maybe I should quit while I’m ahead

4 March 2017 9:00 am

In Spectator Money last November, I wrote about Equotion, an algorithm gambling service or ‘Sports Betting Disrupter’ which promises customers…

L’anti-Trump: can Emmanuel Macron live up to his hype?

25 February 2017 9:00 am

Can the whizz-kid of French politics win?

Nigel Farage's groupies party in DC

28 January 2017 9:00 am

On Wednesday afternoon I went to the British embassy in Washington for ‘a tea and champagne reception’ to mark the…

Why Donald Trump looks like just the friend Britain needs

21 January 2017 9:00 am

Donald Trump has pledged to reward Britain for leaving the EU, and the signs are promising

Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner – the most powerful people in the court of King Donald

14 January 2017 9:00 am

At the court of King Donald, Ivanka and Jared will be the couple to watch

The suddenly world-famous Nazi whose job I stole

3 December 2016 9:00 am

It is odd when someone you know becomes a world-famous Nazi. You may not recognise the name Richard Spencer, but…

Will ‘Big Data’ turn out to be the punter’s new best friend?

26 November 2016 9:00 am

Technology is making gambling more like stockbroking — and stockbroking more like gambling. Gamblers today often sound like City boys…

Is Steve Bannon really pulling the strings in Team Trump?

19 November 2016 9:00 am

Is Steve Bannon really pulling the strings in Team Trump?

President Donald Trump: political mastermind

12 November 2016 9:00 am

Through the sheer force of his obnoxious personality, the Donald won the race

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’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

THE SPECULATOR

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

THE SPECULATOR

Donald Trump's angry America

5 March 2016 9:00 am

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

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

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

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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