Jeffrey Lord

 Jeffrey Lord, a contributing editor to The American Spectator, is a former aide to Jack Kemp and Ronald Reagan. An author and CNN commentator, he writes from Pennsylvania at and @JeffJlpa1. His new book, What America Needs: The Case for Trump, is now out from Regnery Publishing.


Owning Hillary


So. Here we are in the aftermath of yet another terrorist attack in America. Note well that in the earliest stage of the bombing in New York, Pittsburgh talk radio host Rose Tennent had by chance interviewed General Michael Flynn, the former head of the Defense Intelligence Agency. Rose wrote up her conversation with Flynn this […]

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Hillary Is No Nixon


Richard Nixon banged his knee. And he told the waiting world everything. It was August of 1960. Campaigning in North Carolina, the Republican nominee for president against the Democrats’ young and not well-known Senator John F. Kennedy accidentally caused himself a health problem. The knee injury became a knee infection, and by August 29th then-Vice […]

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Mark Levin Heeds Reagan’s Advice on Trump and Hillary


It was March 8, 1983. The speech, delivered at the height of the Cold War and focusing on the protests from the Left in both America and globally for a nuclear freeze as opposed to a military build-up designed to defeat the Soviet Communists outright, became one of the most famous of the many speeches […]

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Univision CEO Demands: Choose Debate Moderators by Race


Move over George Wallace. Wallace, infamously, vowed in his inaugural address as governor of Alabama: “segregation now, segregation tomorrow, segregation forever.” Now, appallingly, comes Randy Falco, the president and CEO of Univision, to demand the presidential debate version of Wallace-style racism. In the case of Falco, it is his mind-blowing demand to the Presidential Debate Commission that […]

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Trump Goes to Mexico


The official text of Ronald Reagan’s first press conference as president — a mere nine days after his inauguration — has this Reagan answer to ABC’s Sam Donaldson on the subject of the new president’s view of the Soviet Union. Previous administrations of both parties had sought “Détente” — in theory a getting-along-as-equals policy with […]

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Tim Kaine Proves Rush Limbaugh’s Point


So. Here’s the Washington Post the other day on Tim Kaine: Kaine escalates attack on Trump, associating him with ‘Ku Klux Klan values’ Said Hillary’s VP candidate in this Post report: “Yesterday, Hillary Clinton gave a speech in Reno, Nevada, calling out Donald Trump on a lot of things on this equality idea, calling him […]

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Now Let Us Praise Bill Bennett


Over here at Hot Air, Larry O’Connor has thrown the spotlight on the always estimable William J. Bennett. The former Reagan Secretary of Education and Class A-Plus conservative had appeared on Fox News to say this of Donald Trump and his battle with the now increasingly eye-rolling Never Trumpers. “He does not need to speak […]

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Dana Milbank’s Hannity Double-Standard


Nearby is my piece on the game being played by the New York Times with Sean Hannity who is, (gasp!) giving some advice to Donald Trump. This morning comes Dana Milbank from the Washington Post, headlining Sean Hannity, Trump’s spin ‘Doctor’ After listing Hannity’s alleged sins, and throwing in Roger Ailes and Breitbart’s Steve Bannon […]

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The New York Times Attacks Sean Hannity


There they go again. Yesterday the New York Times ran this breathless headline, on the front page, no less. Sean Hannity Turns Adviser in the Service of Donald Trump  The reporter, Jim Rutenberg, was, in the style of that long-ago lovable TV rube Gomer Pyle, just all “Gol…llllllly Ned” about Sean Hannity and Hannity’s relationship […]

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The Smearing of Steve Bannon


Amazing. Here is the official announcement from the Trump campaign: DONALD J. TRUMP ANNOUNCES MAJOR CAMPAIGN HIRES Mr. Trump Appoints Stephen K. Bannon To Campaign CEO; Kellyanne Conway Promoted To Campaign Manager (New York, NY) August 17th, 2016  —  Donald J. Trump today announced that Breitbart News Executive Chairman Stephen K. Bannon has been appointed CEO, […]

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