Tim Stanley

His contemporaries regarded Alexander Hamilton as an ‘uppity’ half-caste who wanted to be a dictator

American politics at its most uncivil — in 1804

22 October 2016 9:00 am

To anyone complaining that American politics in 2016 is uncivil, consider this: in 1804, the vice president of the United…

The Republicans are ready to win – once they’ve dumped Donald Trump

1 August 2015 9:00 am

Once the Republicans end their embarrassing summer romance, they’re surprisingly well placed to beat Hillary Clinton

From King Arthur to Lord Toby Jug: in praise of the eccentric independent

11 April 2015 9:00 am

In praise of eccentric election candidates

Only capitalism can save Nigeria

31 January 2015 9:00 am

Is West Africa's powerhouse headed for a boom - or a coup?

Return of the fairy-hunters

3 January 2015 9:00 am

An eccentric English tradition has attracted fresh academic attention

Rand Paul is like Nigel Farage – except he might win

1 November 2014 9:00 am

Rand Paul combines a dull, reassuring manner with a Ukip-like insurgent appeal. It could take him to the presidency

Brighton has become an object lesson in why it is a disaster to vote Green

18 October 2014 9:00 am

Brighton council’s disastrous experiments should serve as a warning to the whole country against voting Green

Blood oath

29 December 2012 9:00 am

Why pro-life activists have high hopes for the Twilight generation

Why is Romney courting the Tea Party? Because it’s more likeable than he is

1 September 2012 9:00 am

It wasn’t hard to tell the Republican establishment from the Tea Party activists at this year’s Republican National Convention in…

Male order

31 March 2012 12:00 pm

I suspect that, when men and women watch Mad Men, they see very different things. Women probably see a witty…

Welcome home, Baby

29 January 2011 12:00 am

Jean-Claude Duvalier could be just what Haiti needs

Ted Kennedy is no model for Obama

2 September 2009 12:00 am

Instead of apeing the glamorous Kennedys, the President should thank God that the era of wealthy, snobbish, frat-boy Democrats is finally over, says Tim Stanley