Mehdi Hasan is a contributing writer for the New Statesman and the co-author of Ed: The Milibands and the Making of a Labour Leader. He was the New Statesman's senior editor (politics) from 2009-12.
His unorthodox campaign was aided and abetted by journalists across the political spectrum.
Both men have a certain authenticity and unpretentiousness that their rivals lack.
The US President's instinctive response to the murder of innocent human beings is to politicise their deaths.
Paul Ryan's refusal to condemn Trump is not caused by terror or fear; rather, it is a cynical, self-serving tactic.
Sanders, unlike Clinton, had a clear and coherent vision. As of now, he is the best hope the Democrats have of retaking the White House in 2020.
There is a reason why so many conmen get away with it: their victims don’t want to admit to themselves, let alone to others, that they were taken in.
“Hillary has blood on her hands,” some on the left piously proclaimed in 2016. Wait until you see what Trump’s hands look like come 2020.
With an 80 per cent approval rating with Republican voters, the President will be difficult to dislodge through any means other than the ballot box.
What will a president with such a fondness for kooky theories say or do next time there's a terrorist attack? Or a public health crisis?
Trump will lead the whitest, most male cabinet in memory – a bizarre melange of the unqualified and the unhinged.