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Donald J. Trump

The 45th US President is caught in a constant rerun of the debates of the 1980s, argues Charlie Laderman.

When Joe Biden said ‘God save the Queen’, was he heralding the end of the republic?

The story of Italian game show host Mike Bongiorno suggests an alternative explanation for Trump's triumph. 

The world’s demagogues offer simple solutions and a strong hand. Trump’s victory has been the latest reminder of this.

The contrast between Abraham Lincoln and presidential candidate Donald Trump could hardly be more striking. Yet both men can be placed within the continually evolving politics of the Grand Old Party, argues Tim Stanley.

Many have drawn parallels between Donald Trump and Aaron Burr, who Alexander Hamilton described as ‘one of the most unprincipled men in the United States’. But a more useful, if surprising, comparison might be drawn with Thomas Jefferson.