03 October 2013
17 September 2013
Obama is pinned between Putin and his own House haters.
14 February 2013
Wearing the Union blue.
29 November 2012
It is not easy to win an election when every late-night chat-show comedian is against you. Mitt Romney didn’t...
15 November 2012
The 2012 US election was the most expensive ever. A total of $6bn was spent on the two campaigns to persuade wavering...
07 November 2012
Hillary Clinton v Chris Christie.
01 November 2012
How will it affect the rest of us?
25 October 2012
Candidates relentlessly wooing them.
11 October 2012
Until the 1980s, American conservatives used to pride themselves on being no-nonsense, hard-headed pragmatists with...
04 October 2012
With Barack Obama enjoying a healthy lead in both the national polls and, more crucially, the marginal battleground...
27 September 2012
Mitt Romney is running a disastrous campaign and, unless he does something drastic to change direction, he will lose to...
20 September 2012
The American comic sage Will Rogers once joked that “a fool and his money are soon elected”. But a stack of...
06 September 2012
Labor Day is a Rubicon in the US. It marks the end of the three-month summer holiday leases that began on Memorial Day...
18 July 2012
The danger of falling off a “fiscal cliff” is real.
04 July 2012
Chief Justice John Roberts, one of the US’s most prominent conservative thinkers, is in bad odour with...