Oliver Wiseman

Oliver Wiseman is the US Editor of The Critic.

The president’s theatrics won’t persuade the voters he needs

A trip through a swing state reveals the complex dynamics of a strangely disembodied presidential race

The death of a great American shakes up the race for the White House

While American churches remain deeply split on racial lines, there are hopeful signs of a rapprochement

2020 has been a humbling year. Convention season was no different

A day on the high seas with an armada of Donald Trump supporters

2020 isn’t 2016 and Joe Biden isn’t Hillary Clinton