Could being the face of Boris Johnson be the worst job in politics?

Could being the face of Boris Johnson be the worst job in politics?

Few envy Allegra Stratton in her new role as No 10 spokeswoman after months of confused messages ov…
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FDR, Coronavirus and the Politics of Bravado

To understand Donald Trump’s behavior as a Covid-19 patient (leaving Walter Reed to wave at his supporters through the window of his SUV, or checking out of the hospital early and posing maskless on the White House balcony), you might liberate your mind from the distracting context of 2020 and consider two moments in history. The first is March 4, 1933, the day of Franklin Roosevelt’s first inauguration. He told the American people, “The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.” That brave, inaccurate line became inspiring—especially…
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European Equities: US Politics and Stimulus Talk to Test the Majors

It was a relatively quiet day on the Eurozone economic calendar. Key stats included August trade da…
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