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Et Tu, Labor? UK Opposition Backs Deal With Europe

By STEPHEN MacLEAN, Special to the Sun
November 27, 2020

Is the fix in for Brino, as your correspondent likes to call Brexit in name only? Britons fervent for their nation’s independence from the European Union must give pause in the face of news that the Labor leader, Sir Keir Starmer, announces that his...

Trump’s Flynn Pardon: Will the Judge Accept It?

Editorial of The New York Sun
November 25, 2020

Will Judge Emmet Sullivan accept President Trump’s pardon of General Michael Flynn? No one has suggested that possibility, other than The New York Sun. The general’s case, though, has become a bonfire of the vanities of one district judge who has...

How Odd That 44 States Voted Without Claims Of Skullduggery

By CONRAD BLACK, Special to the Sun
November 25, 2020

The rising chorus of those demanding the finalization of Joe Biden’s election victory or merely deluging the president with sanctimonious claptrap about “affirming the system” and being a gentleman and practitioner of fair play and good sportsmanship...

Janet Yellen to Treasury? So Much for Fed Independence

Editorial of The New York Sun
November 23, 2020

News that Vice President Biden intends to nominate the former chairman of the Federal Reserve, Janet Yellen, to be treasury secretary certainly has its ironies. We’re still in the midst of watching the Democrats maneuver to defeat the nomination to...

The First Brexit-Era Trade Deal: Hold the Champagne

By STEPHEN MacLEAN, Special to the Sun
November 24, 2020

Reports from London that the United Kingdom has secured a bilateral trade deal with Canada ought to bolster Brexiteer morale. Despite all of the setbacks of the last year toward finalizing an agreement with the European Union, surely this is a step in...

FOREIGN ›

Message to Biden Via Saudi Parley: No Turning Back

By BENNY AVNI, Special to the Sun
November 23, 2020

How the story of today’s first known American-Israeli-Saudi summit was first reported is significant — and suggests that it was calculated to influence Vice President Biden and the foreign policy team he is preparing to put in place in Washington. The...

And Now ‘Brino’: Brexit In, Alas, Name Only

By STEPHEN MacLEAN, Special to the Sun
November 13, 2020

News from Downing Street tonight — that prime ministerial chief adviser Dominic Cummings has left Downing Street — alarms friends of British liberty. Mr. Cummings was the dynamo behind the “Vote Leave” campaign that saw Brexit triumph at the 2016...

Will Democrats Be Safe Party For Israel’s Friends?

By JONATHAN S. TOBIN, Special to the Sun
November 13, 2020

Not everybody in the Democratic Party is in love with “The Squad.” Even as they celebrated their apparent victory in the presidential election, some Democrats spent the days after the voting complaining about the role that Reps. Alexandria...

EDITORIALS ›

Vainglory of the Press

Editorial of The New York Sun
November 20, 2020

Of all the claims that have been made in this election, the most astounding is the idea that the proper authority to certify the winner — and dispose of all objections — is the press. That would be the same press that proved to be so inaccurate in...

A Way Forward for Judy Shelton

Editorial of The New York Sun
November 17, 2020

The Democrats may be celebrating this evening their success in at least temporarily blocking the Senate from voting on the nomination to the Federal Reserve of Judy Shelton. It might not be the end of the line, though. For it looks like Ms. Shelton...

Mr. Macron’s Complaint

Editorial of The New York Sun
November 16, 2020

What an amazing phone call President Macron put in to Ben Smith of the Times. The leader of France has, the Gray Lady’s media columnist reports, “some bones to pick” with the Yankee press in respect of, among other things, “our reluctance to express...

NATIONAL ›

Biden’s Job One: Join Congress To Fix Immigration

By IRA STOLL, Special to the Sun
November 23, 2020

The announcement by the Standard and Poor’s 500 Index that Tesla Inc. would join the index of large U.S. stocks is the latest reminder of the importance of immigrants to America’s success. Tesla’s founder and chief executive, Elon Musk, is now the...

Biden Has a Path To a Successful Presidency

By CONRAD BLACK, Special to the Sun
November 23, 2020

There is a pathway to significant success for a President Biden. It is hard to detect, given the questionable nature of his apparent election, fragmented party, likely inability to enact anything that he currently supports in the Congress, and the...

2020’s Epic Battle Will Carry Into The Coming Years

By CONRAD BLACK, Special to the Sun
November 17, 2020

The tense and critical period of recounting and challenging the presidential election results in several states has brought to a climax the great struggle between the Trump phenomenon and the different constituent elements of the post-Reagan...