David Waywell

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Tuesday, 16 July 2019

Trump is baiting the Democrats on race to divide his opponents

Whenever someone kicks the table in politics, it is often hard to spot who wins and who loses while the …

By David Waywell

Monday, 8 July 2019

Kim Darroch leaked memo told us nothing new

A quick primer in Trumpese. When he says “we” he usually means “I”. When he says “many” he often means …

By David Waywell

Friday, 5 July 2019

Kamala Harris has blundered on busing and Biden

There is no better day than the 4th of July in American politics to bury bad news or, in the …

By David Waywell

Monday, 1 July 2019

Trump gives Kim the Kardashian treatment

Perhaps it will work, this hand of friendship that Trump keeps extending to North Korea. How, after all, do you …

By David Waywell

Friday, 28 June 2019

Debates show Democrats still look capable of missing an open goal

It’s been a sobering two nights watching the two Democratic presidential debates this week while also keeping an eye on …

By David Waywell

Monday, 24 June 2019

Tory leadership race goes through the looking glass and round the twist

Welcome to Moronic Wonderland, though we’ve passed through the looking glass so often you’d be forgiven if you no longer …

By David Waywell

Friday, 21 June 2019

Democratic primaries: Biden's best tactic is to play a straight game

He left it late. Donald Trump finally launched his presidential campaign this week, with only 504 days left before the …

By David Waywell

Monday, 17 June 2019

Boris is like a great novel without a plot

How can something that seems so very right, feel so very wrong? That, I think, is one way of viewing …

By David Waywell

Tuesday, 11 June 2019

Why the small stuff matters

How small must a story be before it no longer warrants your attention? I suspect I’m about to test that …

By David Waywell