David Waywell

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Thursday, 13 August 2020

QAnon: the dark web conspiracy cult backed by Georgia's GOP candidate

As the Democrats begin to rediscover the appeal of a moderate, centrist ticket, one of the prevailing narratives surrounding a …

By David Waywell

Wednesday, 12 August 2020

It's Harris as Biden plays it safe

So, it’s finally clear that Joe Biden doesn’t hold a grudge. If he had, he certainly wouldn’t have made Kamala …

By David Waywell

Friday, 7 August 2020

Biden's poll wobble is mostly froth - Trump is in deep trouble

Today is another hot day in the UK but the summer has been pretty miserly when it comes to sunshine. …

By David Waywell

Monday, 3 August 2020

Why has the faltering Trump campaign stopped buying ads?

Last Friday, the Trump campaign temporarily suspended its advertising spending for what it described as “a review and fine-tuning of …

By David Waywell

Saturday, 1 August 2020

Weekend Essay - what it means to live with risk

Raised on nursery rhymes, we are taught from an early age about the nature of risk. Jack and Jill didn’t …

By David Waywell

Friday, 24 July 2020

Is Sleepy Joe already acting like a weak president?

Double-digit leads in the polls might be Joe Biden’s greatest danger at this point. There’s already the overly sweet aroma …

By David Waywell

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

US virus explosion pays no attention to politics

“I think I made a mistake, I thought this was a hoax, but it’s not.” These were the last reported …

By David Waywell

Thursday, 9 July 2020

Is Trump right about America's fatality rate? It's all in the maths

The scale of America’s problem is hard to fathom but so too, sometimes, are the maths. Donald Trump was mocked …

By David Waywell

Monday, 6 July 2020

Incendiary Trump risks setting America on fire

Before he’d even had the chance to speak at Mount Rushmore on Friday, Donald Trump had already made headlines by …

By David Waywell