Republicans

Trump may be stupid or crazy, but the people enabling him are neither

13 January 2018 9:00 am

Like every journalist in Washington, I’m enthralled by the new Michael Wolff book, Fire and Fury, which depicts Donald Trump…

What does ‘Guernica’ really symbolise?

11 November 2017 9:00 am

It takes a bold author to open his book about ‘Guernica’ with a quotation from the Spanish artist Antonio Saura…

What you see is what you get: ‘Self-Portrait’ by Brigid Berlin

The wayward deb and Warhol groupie who invented the selfie

19 November 2016 9:00 am

It took a while for Brigid and I to get to know each other, not to mention like each other.…

Astrologers, brawls and voodoo dolls: my time on the Trump trail

5 November 2016 9:00 am

Polite, well-heeled New Hampshire is the last place you’d expect to see a voodoo doll. But there it was, pointed…

Lights, camera, politics: the triumph of showbiz over argument

15 October 2016 9:00 am

How statecraft became a branch of reality television

John R. MacArthur’s New York Notebook: the big Trump and Clinton show

1 October 2016 9:00 am

The first presidential debate was a disappointment. Half an hour into the big Trump-Clinton show on Long Island, many among…

Trump still holds the aces against Hillary Clinton

13 August 2016 9:00 am

Despite the pratfalls, his campaign has been highly effective

The brilliant Donald Trump deserves to win

23 July 2016 9:00 am

Why The Donald deserves to win

Why the Republican elite couldn’t stop Donald Trump

19 March 2016 9:00 am

The political climate that brought about his rise is in fact a worldwide phenomenon

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…

I want to see President Trump – if only because of who he’d annoy

6 February 2016 9:00 am

I suppose spite and schadenfreude are thinnish reasons, intellectually, for wishing Donald Trump to become the next American president (and…

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

Donald Trump is lashing out in all directions

23 January 2016 9:00 am

Trump denounces Muslims, Mexicans… and millionaires

Compared to Trump, Hillary can't be that bad. Can she?

12 December 2015 9:00 am

A Trump vs Clinton tussle for the US presidency is now likely. She can’t be that bad . . . can she?

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

The transatlantic flirtation behind Ukip’s sudden meltdown

27 June 2015 9:00 am

Nigel Farage’s special relationship with an American website, and its part in his party’s sudden meltdown

The real winner at the US mid-terms: Hillary Clinton

8 November 2014 9:00 am

Taking control of both houses of Congress may hand the presidency to Hillary Clinton in 2016

Sydney-Australia

Andrew Neil: Letter from Australia

3 May 2014 9:00 am

No rest for the wicked. We touch down before dawn in Sydney after a 22-hour flight and by 7 a.m. I’m…

Clinton vs Bush — again

26 April 2014 9:00 am

American politics looks increasingly like an oligarchy