Beware the Russian trolls’ invasion by social media

Take novichok bitch, monkey brain, die! It all began with a Twitter discussion about the British bombing of Dresden. I said it was a good thing that the firestorm allowed the diarist Victor Klemperer and...

Reader’s comment: Not lazy, just biased

In response to Kathy Gyngell: Mark Carney and the house price ‘collapse’: Anatomy of a BBC fake news story, simonstephenson wrote: ‘If Ed Conway is correct then lots of lazy journalists with insufficient understanding simply...

Reader’s comment: I too left the Left behind

In response to Ollie Wright: I was a hate-filled Class Warrior – then I came to my senses, HerewardtheWoke wrote: Fascinating article, thank you. I was a small peripheral part of Left-wing politics back in...

Reader’s comment: The testosterone test

In response to Patrick Benham-Crosswell: Why the Treasury can’t balance the sexes (or balance the books, for that matter), rapscallion wrote: For infantry also read trading floors. I used to work for an investment bank...

Mark Carney and the house price ‘collapse’: Anatomy of a BBC fake news story

According to Andrew Neil, the Governor of the Bank of England has belatedly said he didn’t predict house prices would collapse with a no-deal Brexit, some time after the claim made most front pages...

I was a hate-filled Class Warrior – then I came to my senses

The recent minor but nasty demonstration outside the home of Jacob Rees-Mogg has brought attention to the tiny anarchist group Class War, a bizarre sect on the outermost fringe of politics. I’m fairly certain...

Why the Treasury can’t balance the sexes (or balance the books, for that matter)

Today’s comedy turn from Westminster is a letter written in response to a report by the Treasury’s Women in Finance Committee. According to the Telegraph, this work of genius demands an end to the...

Drop the church pop bands and let the people sing

‘O for a thousand tongues to sing my great Redeemer’s praise, the glories of my God and King, the triumphs of His grace!’ wrote the 18th century evangelical hymn composer Charles Wesley. It must have...

Reader’s comment: May’s low-grade pantomime

In response to Patrick Benham-Crosswell: I voted Brexit to free us from Brussels, not save the Tories, Oaknash wrote: Common sense would dictate that after the unequivocal vote to leave the EU, the Tories should...

Reader’s comment: It’s all someone else’s fault

In response to Dr Campbell Campbell-Jack: Keep calm and carry on praying – the Pope’s astonishing defence of predatory priests, mouseketeery wrote: I can't help but be struck by THE POPE referring to others as...