Michael Taube

Canada’s election takes the shine off Trudeau

Justin Trudeau has been exposed as one of the weakest and most ineffective leaders his country has ever known

Canada’s Crusader for Conservatism

'What is the secret of Stephen Harper's success in a liberal society? Refusing to be bogged down by ideology and giving people what they want'

Overrated: Andrew Sullivan

The centre-right celebrity is now firmly placed in the twitterati pantheon, but he's long since abandoned his principles

Underrated: Andrew Breitbart

The death of this conservative Everyman and social media pioneer was shamefully ignored by the British media

Defender of the Faith

Book review of Why We Should Call Ourselves Christians: The Religious Roots of Free Societies by Marcello Pera

Underrated: Abroad

The ravenous longing for the infinite possibilities of “otherwhere”

The king of cakes

"Yuletide revels were designed to see you through the dark days — and how dark they seem today"