Al Smith

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‘Donald Trump has followed the roar of the crowd to dark, violent places, becoming ever more crazed and isolated and self-destructive.’ Photograph: AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais

One lazy, sultry afternoon in 1947, two years after the United States helped trounce the Nazis, my father arrived at our family’s modest summer house (...)

‘The story of how Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton rose and reinvented themselves and embraced and brawled is the story of New York itself.’ Photograph: Zach Gibson/The New York Times

The sensational, spidery plot of the most gripping game of thrones in modern history is best captured by two images. The first is from Donald J Trump’(...)

Mitt and Ann Romney, with their granddaughter Allie Romney, before the premiere of Mitt at the  Sundance Film Festival in Salt Lake City, Utah. Photograph: EPA/George Frey

It’s hard to imagine anything more painful than going through the US presidential campaign all over again with Mitt Romney. Unless it’s going through (...)