Jerry Falwell

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President Donald Trump: address to the nation on March 11th was stilted, confusing and counter-productive. Photograph: Doug Mills/New York Times

Could this be Donald Trump’s Katrina moment? The presidency of George W Bush was defined by his response to the 2005 hurricane that devastated New Or(...)

Director Mike White attends the premiere party for his latest film Brad’s Status in Toronto. Photograph: Leonard Adam/WireImage

At 47, Mike White, the remarkably talented writer, director, actor and producer of School of Rock, is enjoying the most feted year of his already glea(...)

Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz campaigns at High Point Bulls Oswald Barn in Osceola, Iowa on Tuesday. Photograph: Jim lo Scalzo/EPA

Ted Cruz came to a cold hay barn on a farm in a remote part of a snowy Iowa to make his case to conservatives and evangelicals in a final push to win (...)

US senator Ted Cruz  with his wife Heidi Nelson Cruz and children at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia, on Monday, after announcing his intention to run for president. Cruz’s wacko status is precisely  his appeal.  Photograph: Jay Paul/Bloomberg

Liberals, political reporters and people who revel in the general recurrent ridiculousness of American politics could not hide their delight in the ir(...)

Simon Carty

What is your favourite case?My favourite legal case is Hustler Magazine v Falwell, a United States Supreme Court decision from 1988.The case is probab(...)