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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.
It is exhausting and infantile and on a certain level demeaning too
By Alex Massie
Either you believe in the tenets of western liberal democracy or you do not
Trans women are inherently incapable of experiencing the full biological expression of femaleness
The British government can afford to extend the transition process at no significant political cost whatsoever
When Trump barks, Farage jumps
An unusual would-be leader is on a strange quest to take over Britain
A party that could accommodate Jeremy Corbyn can no longer accommodate Luciana Berger
The demand from the House of Commons was mordantly amusing
Changing the pilot right now does not mean a change in direction
Brexit is not being done well because it cannot be done well; the surprise remains that it is being done at all
Is it a ‘transphobic lie’ to say ‘only females get cervical cancer’?
The ghastly ‘race’ to call the President-elect
Macron isn’t Islamophobic
The British Conservative Party deserve a lengthy spell in opposition
No one comes off well in the Brexit fiasco
In praise of the Labour splitters
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