Can Anything Unite the United Kingdom?

December 11, 2019

For all its complexity, everyone understands what the US is. But what is the United Kingdom? Most people around the world have never quite understood what geographical and political unity is referred to in its name. Nor do they understand the question of where its boundaries are located....

Tories Ready to Stand Up for Trump and Bolton

June 17, 2019

Accusing Jeremy Corbyn of betraying the wise policies of Trump’s US and Mohammed bin Salman’s Saudi Arabia, Tory headliners redefine the UK’s sense of moral purpose.  As the Iran crisis begins resembling Iraq in 2003 — which not surprisingly resembled Vietnam in 1965 — the UK is...

The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: Boris Johnson’s “Freedom of Speech”

August 13, 2018

When does one person’s freedom contain in its definition the right to cancel another person’s freedom? As noted in the previous edition of The Daily Devil’s Dictionary, Britain’s chief Donald Trump emulator (and owner of an equally impressive mop of blond hair), Boris Johnson, is under...