In defence of Jacob Rees-Mogg
Are politicians allowed to have religious beliefs?
The government is persecuting smokers
Its new 'Tobacco Control Plan' is a joke.
A Swedish music festival has banned men ‘until ALL men have learned to behave themselves’
Seems we are allowed to discriminate, but only if we do it badly.
Tim Farron's resignation is a victory for the new puritans
True, you cannot be religious and liberal. But now you’re not allowed to try.
What the reaction to the DUP tells us about modern Britain
It reveals that, on the mainland, there is no such thing as a conservative party.
Theresa May’s campaign was an insult to the British people. She should be ashamed.
Strong and stable? Theresa May staked the fate of the nation on a game of Russian roulette, and promptly shot herself in the face.
What Corbyn got wrong in his speech on terrorism
It endorsed the view that our enemies would be nice to us if only we left them alone. This is demonstrably untrue.
Tragedy makes politics more important. So why suspend campaigning?
Suspending politics is like trying to ban gravity - impossible. Distrust those who claim otherwise.
The Tories have U-turned on the 'Dementia Tax'
They violated a well-worn electoral rule: don’t piss off your core constituency.
How to survive in Tory Britain
Don’t be young. Or poor. Or middle-class. Or old. In fact, don’t bother.
I want to vote for Labour - but here's why I won't
The draft manifesto is quite beautiful. But now is not the time.
Fox hunting is back on the agenda. Don't overreact.
Theresa May has announced plans for a free vote on fox hunting. It's designed to distract.
Why Macron's victory is no reason to be cheerful
Macron is a robot, the last hope of the French establishment. If he fails...
In defence of Tim Farron (sort of)
Tim Farron has contradictions, but it's his critics who are bigots and fools.
SOAS in (predictable) hysterics over an invitation to Israel’s ambassador
If we take the SOAS SU at their word, and if we're being charitable, 73% of SOAS students are mere idiots.
In Yemen, Britain is complicit in the very crimes for which we castigate Assad
Our hysteria is selective, and true evil is camera-shy.
I abused my wife - but I won't go to jail, because sport
What sane justice system thinks cricket is more serious than domestic abuse?