Alex Massie

Alex Massie is Scotland Editor of The Spectator. He also writes a column for The Times and is a regular contributor to the Scottish Daily Mail, The Scotsman and other publications.

Europe

The ghastly ‘race’ to call the President-elect

It is exhausting and infantile and on a certain level demeaning too

By Alex Massie

Faith

Macron isn’t Islamophobic

Either you believe in the tenets of western liberal democracy or you do not

By Alex Massie

Internet

Is it a ‘transphobic lie’ to say ‘only females get cervical cancer’?

Trans women are inherently incapable of experiencing the full biological expression of femaleness

By Alex Massie

Europe

There is nothing to lose from a Brexit extension

The British government can afford to extend the transition process at no significant political cost whatsoever

By Alex Massie

Europe

The shame of Donald Trump’s British acolytes

When Trump barks, Farage jumps

By Alex Massie

Europe

The refreshing ridiculousness of Rory Stewart

An unusual would-be leader is on a strange quest to take over Britain

By Alex Massie

Europe

In praise of the Labour splitters

A party that could accommodate Jeremy Corbyn can no longer accommodate Luciana Berger

By Alex Massie

Europe

No one comes off well in the Brexit fiasco

The demand from the House of Commons was mordantly amusing

By Alex Massie

Europe

Ditching Theresa May achieves nothing

Changing the pilot right now does not mean a change in direction

By Alex Massie

Europe

The British Conservative Party deserve a lengthy spell in opposition

Brexit is not being done well because it cannot be done well; the surprise remains that it is being done at all

By Alex Massie

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