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Oliver Wiseman

Oliver Wiseman is deputy editor of The Spectator World and author of the DC Diary, a daily email from Washington. He is a 2021-22 Robert Novak Journalism Fellow.

DC Diary

The revealing opposition to Manchin’s energy proposal

Plus: Matthew McConaughey stays humble

By Oliver Wiseman

DC Diary

The delusions of Bidenomics

Plus: A tale of two speeches

By Oliver Wiseman

DC Diary

Biden’s Taiwan tangle isn’t good enough

Plus: Public displays of US-UK affection

By Oliver Wiseman

DC Diary

Should we really trust the polls?

Plus: Why Biden won’t take the bus

By Oliver Wiseman

DC Diary

Biden throws an inflation party

Plus: NH primaries follow a familiar script

By Oliver Wiseman

DC Diary

Is Joe Manchin about to be betrayed by his own party?

Plus: A turning point in Ukraine

By Oliver Wiseman

DC Diary

The Queen who captivated America

The feeling between the US and Elizabeth II was mutual

By Oliver Wiseman

DC Diary

The Democrats’ John Fetterman problem

Plus: Can Biden and Truss find common ground?

By Oliver Wiseman

DC Diary

Biden’s infantile, self-aggrandizing ‘democracy’ speech

Plus: Fresh evidence of the cost of school closures

By Oliver Wiseman

DC Diary

The GOP’s hidden agenda

Plus: Gorbachev’s world

By Oliver Wiseman

DC Diary

Can Republicans stay focused after Mar-a-Lago?

Plus: The limits of monetary policy

By Oliver Wiseman

DC Diary

The real reason for Biden’s student debt gamble

Plus: More Ultra MAGA hyperbole

By Oliver Wiseman

DC Diary

Hudson Valley hope for Democrats?

Plus: Is the red wave petering out?

By Oliver Wiseman

DC Diary

Arrivederci, Fauci

Plus: When the American Dream is a ‘dog whistle’

By Oliver Wiseman

DC Diary

How Trump survived primary season

Plus: Beware a reformed CDC

By Oliver Wiseman

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